Hockley County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Hockley County, Texas (Map It) was created on August 21, 1876 from the Young Territory. This county was named for George Washington Hockley (1802–1854), Chief of Staff of the Texas Army during the Texas Revolution and secretary of war of the Republic of Texas .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Hockley County is bordered by Lamb County (north), Lubbock County (east), Terry County (south), Cochran County (west).

Hockley County Cities and Towns include Anton, Levelland, Opdyke West, Ropesville, Smyer, Sundown.. A Map of Hockley County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Hockley County, Texas Courthouse Records

Hockley County, Texas Courthouse
Hockley County, TX Courthouse

The Hockley County Courthouse is located in Levelland, 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 Hockley 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 Febuary 19, 1921 may be located in Young County, Baylor County, Crosby County, Hale County and Lubbock County

  • Hockley County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1921, Marriage Records from 1921, Land Records from 1921, Probate Records from 1921 and Court Records from 1921. 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.
  • Hockley 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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Hockley County, Texas Vital Records

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