Brazoria County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Brazoria County, Texas (Map It) was created on May 1, 1832 as one of the original 23 counties (established as a municipality by Mexico). This county was named for Brazoria, Texas, an early port on the Brazos River.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Brazoria County is bordered by Harris County (north), Galveston County (northeast), Matagorda County (southwest), Wharton County (west), Fort Bend County (northwest).

Brazoria County Cities and Towns include Alvin, Angleton, Brazoria, Brookside Village, Clute, Danbury, Freeport, Lake Jackson, Liverpool, Manvel, Oyster Creek, Pearland , Richwood, Sandy Point, Surfside Beach, Sweeny, West Columbia, Holiday Lakes, Quintana.. A Map of Brazoria County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Brazoria County, Texas Courthouse Records

Brazoria County, Texas Courthouse
Brazoria County, TX Courthouse

The Brazoria County Courthouse is located in Angleton, 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 Brazoria 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.

  • Brazoria County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1829, Land Records from 1837, Probate Records from 1837 and Court Records from 1837. 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.
  • Brazoria 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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