Lee County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Lee County, Texas (Map It) was created on April 14, 1874 from Burleson County, Bastrop County, Fayette County and Washington County. This county was named for Robert Edward Lee (1807–1870), the commanding general of the Confederate forces during the Civil War.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Lee County is bordered by Milam County (north), Burleson County (northeast), Washington County (east), Fayette County (southeast), Bastrop County (southwest), Williamson County (northwest).

Lee County Cities and Towns include Giddings, Lexington .. A Map of Lee County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Lee County, Texas Courthouse Records

Lee County, Texas Courthouse
Lee County, TX Courthouse

The Lee County Courthouse is located in Giddings, 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 Lee 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. County Courthouse, built in 1878, burned in 1897

  • Lee County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1846, Land Records from 1835, Probate Records from 1846 and Court Records from 1846. 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.
  • Lee County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Lee County, Texas Census Records

Lee County, Texas Vital Records

Lee County, Texas Resources

Lee County, Texas External Links

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