Waller County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Waller County, Texas (Map It) was created on April 28, 1873 from Austin County and Grimes County. This county was named for Edwin Waller (1800–1881), a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and the first mayor of Austin, Texas.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Waller County is bordered by Grimes County (north), Montgomery County (northeast), Harris County (east), Fort Bend County (south), Austin County (west), Washington County (northwest).

Waller County Cities and Towns include Brookshire, Hempstead, Katy, Pattison, Pine Island, Prairie View, Waller.. A Map of Waller County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Waller County, Texas Courthouse Records

Waller County, Texas Courthouse
Waller County, TX Courthouse

The Waller County Courthouse is located in Hempstead, 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 Waller 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.

  • Waller County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1873, Land Records from 1824, Probate Records from 1873 and Court Records from 1873. 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.
  • Waller 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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