Tom Green County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Tom Green County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 13, 1874 from Bexar Land District . This county was named for Thomas Green (1814–1864), a Confederate brigadier general.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Tom Green County is bordered by Coke County (north), Runnels County (northeast), Concho County (east), Schleicher County (south), Irion County (west), Reagan County (far west), Sterling County (northwest).

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

Tom Green County, Texas Courthouse Records

Tom Green County, Texas Courthouse
Tom Green County, TX Courthouse

The Tom Green County Courthouse is located in San Angelo, 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 Tom Green 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. Some early records  prior to organization on January 5, 1875 may be located in El Paso County. Courthouse in Ben Flicken, then the county seat, was destroyed by flood in 1882. The second floor of the Tom Green County Courthouse caught fire on June 28, 1886, possibly from mice eating matches. The fire started in the office of the Clerk of District Courts. Many of the records in the clerk's office were destroyed.

  • Tom Green County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1875, Land Records from 1875, Probate Records from 1875 and Court Records from 1875. 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.
  • Tom Green County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Tom Green County, Texas Census Records

Tom Green County, Texas Vital Records

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