El Paso County, Texas Genealogy Guide

El Paso County, Texas (Map It) was created on January 3, 1850 from Non-County Area . This county was named for neighboring Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, formerly called El Paso del Norte as it served as the pass north from central Mexico to the settlements of New Mexico.. Learn More About State of Texas History

El Paso County is bordered by Otero County, New Mexico (north), Hudspeth County (east), Doña Ana County, New Mexico (northwest), Chihuahua, Mexico (south).

El Paso County Cities and Towns include El Paso, Horizon City, Socorro, Anthony, Clint.. A Map of El Paso County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

El Paso County, Texas Courthouse Records

El Paso County, Texas Courthouse
El Paso County, TX Courthouse

The El Paso County Courthouse is located in El Paso, 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 El Paso 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.

  • El Paso County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1866, Land Records from 1856, Probate Records from 1866 and Court Records from 1861. 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.
  • El Paso County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

El Paso County, Texas Census Records

El Paso County, Texas Vital Records

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