McLennan County, Texas Genealogy Guide

McLennan County, Texas (Map It) was created on January 22, 1850 from Milam County, Navarro County and Limestone County. This county was named for Neil McLennan, an early settler in the future county .. Learn More About State of Texas History

McLennan County is bordered by Hill County (north), Limestone County (east), Falls County (southeast), Bell County (south), Coryell County (southwest), Bosque County (northwest).

McLennan County Cities and Towns include Bellmead, Beverly Hills, Bruceville-Eddy, Crawford, Gholson, Golinda, Hallsburg, Hewitt, Lacy Lakeview, Leroy, Lorena, Mart, McGregor, Moody, Riesel, Robinson, Ross, Valley Mills, Waco, West, Woodway.. A Map of McLennan County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

McLennan County, Texas Courthouse Records

McLennan County, Texas Courthouse
McLennan County, TX Courthouse

The McLennan County Courthouse is located in Waco, 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 McLennan 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.

  • McLennan County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1850, Land Records from 1840, Probate Records from 1850 and Court Records from 1850. 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.
  • McLennan 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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