Medina County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Medina County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 12, 1848 from Bexar County. This county was named for the Medina River, named for Spanish engineer Pedro Medina.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Medina County is bordered by Bandera County (north), Bexar County (east), Atascosa County (southeast), Frio County (south), Uvalde County (west).

Medina County Cities and Towns include Castroville, Devine, Hondo, LaCoste, Lytle , Natalia.. A Map of Medina County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Medina County, Texas Courthouse Records

Medina County, Texas Courthouse
Medina County, TX Courthouse

The Medina County Courthouse is located in Hondo, 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 Medina 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.

  • Medina County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1848, Land Records from 1848, Probate Records from 1848 and Court Records from 1849. 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.
  • Medina 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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