Kaufman County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Kaufman County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 26, 1848 from Henderson County. This county was named for David Spangler Kaufman, a Jewish Texas state senator and the second Jewish member of the United States House of Representatives.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Kaufman County is bordered by Hunt County (north), Van Zandt County (east), Henderson County (south), Ellis County (southwest), Dallas County (west), Rockwall County (northwest).

Kaufman County Cities and Towns include Combine , Cottonwood, Crandall, Dallas , Forney, Grays Prairie, Kaufman, Kemp, Mabank, Mesquite, Oak Grove, Oak Ridge, Post Oak Bend City, Rosser, Scurry, Seagoville, Seven Points, Talty, Terrell.. A Map of Kaufman County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Kaufman County, Texas Courthouse Records

Kaufman County, Texas Courthouse
Kaufman County, TX Courthouse

The Kaufman County Courthouse is located in Kaufman, 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 Kaufman 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.

  • Kaufman County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1869 for Birth; 1903 for death, Marriage Records from 1849, Land Records from 1846, Probate Records from 1849 and Court Records from 1856. 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.
  • Kaufman 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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