Fannin County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Fannin County, Texas (Map It) was created on December 14, 1837 from Nacogdoches County. This county was named for James Walker Fannin, Jr. (1805–1836), the commander of the Texans killed in the Goliad Massacre.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Fannin County is bordered by Bryan County, Oklahoma (north), Lamar County (east), Delta County (southeast), Hunt County (south), Collin County (southwest), Grayson County (west).

Fannin County Cities and Towns include Bailey, Bonham, Dodd City, Ector, Honey Grove, Ladonia, Leonard, Pecan Gap, Ravenna, Savoy, Trenton, Whitewright, Windom.. A Map of Fannin County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Fannin County, Texas Courthouse Records

Fannin County, Texas Courthouse
Fannin County, TX Courthouse

The Fannin County Courthouse is located in Bonham, 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 Fannin 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.

  • Fannin County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1852, Land Records from 1838, Probate Records from 1838 and Court Records from 1838. 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.
  • Fannin 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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