Marion County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Marion County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 6, 1860 from Cass County and Titus County. This county was named for Francis Marion (1732–1795), American Revolutionary War general.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Marion County is bordered by Cass County (north), Caddo Parish, Louisiana (east), Harrison County (south), Upshur County (west), Morris County (northwest).

Marion County Cities and Towns include Jefferson, Ore City.. A Map of Marion County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Marion County, Texas Courthouse Records

Marion County, Texas Courthouse
Marion County, TX Courthouse

The Marion County Courthouse is located in Jefferson, 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 Marion 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.

  • Marion County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1860, Land Records from 1860, Probate Records from 1860 and Court Records from 1860. 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.
  • Marion County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Marion County, Texas Census Records

Marion County, Texas Vital Records

Marion County, Texas Resources

Marion County, Texas External Links

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