Jones County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Jones County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 1, 1858 from the Young Territory. This county was named for Anson Jones, the fifth president of the Republic of Texas (1844–1846).. Learn More About State of Texas History

Jones County is bordered by Haskell County (north), Shackelford County (east), Callahan County (southeast), Taylor County (south), Fisher County (west), Stonewall County (northwest).

Jones County Cities and Towns include Abilene , Anson, Hamlin , Hawley, Lueders, Stamford.. A Map of Jones County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Jones County, Texas Courthouse Records

Jones County, Texas Courthouse
Jones County, TX Courthouse

The Jones County Courthouse is located in Anson, 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 Jones 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 June 13, 1881 may be located in Bosque County, Palo Pinto County, Jack County and Shackelford County

  • Jones County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1881, Land Records from 1881, Probate Records from 1881 and Court Records from 1881. 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.
  • Jones County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Jones County, Texas Census Records

Jones County, Texas Vital Records

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