Mason County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Mason County, Texas (Map It) was created on January 22, 1858 from Bexar Land District . This county was named for Fort Mason, which was named for either Lt. George T. Mason, killed during the Mexican-American War in fighting near Brownsville, or for Gen. Richard Barnes Mason, military governor of California.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Mason County is bordered by McCulloch County (north), San Saba County (northeast), Llano County (east), Gillespie County (south), Kimble County (southwest), Menard County (west).

Mason County Cities and Towns include Mason.. A Map of Mason County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Mason County, Texas Courthouse Records

Mason County, Texas Courthouse
Mason County, TX Courthouse

The Mason County Courthouse is located in Mason, Texas. Learn More About State of Texas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicate what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Mason county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered. Courthouse burned on 22 January 1877 during the Mason County HooDoo War.

  • Mason County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1877, Land Records from 1877, Probate Records from 1877 and Court Records from 1877. The County Clerk's office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
  • Mason County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

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