Lamar County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Lamar County, Texas (Map It) was created on December 17, 1840 from Red River County. This county was named for Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar, the third president of the Republic of Texas (1838–1842) .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Lamar County is bordered by Choctaw County, Oklahoma (north), Red River County (east), Delta County (south), Fannin County (west), Bryan County, Oklahoma (northwest).

Lamar County Cities and Towns include Blossom, Deport, Paris, Reno, Roxton, Sun Valley, Toco.. A Map of Lamar County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Lamar County, Texas Courthouse Records

Lamar County, Texas Courthouse
Lamar County, TX Courthouse

The Lamar County Courthouse is located in Paris, 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 Lamar 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. Courthouse was destroyed in a courthouse fire in March 1916, most records of the district clerk were destroyed. Birth, death and marriage records were not lost.

  • Lamar County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1841, Land Records from 1838, Probate Records from 1841 and Court Records from 1863. 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.
  • Lamar County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Lamar County, Texas Census Records

Lamar County, Texas Vital Records

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