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Midland County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 14, 1885 from Tom Green County. This county was named for its county seat, which was named for its location halfway between Fort Worth and El Paso on the Texas and Pacific Railway (and "Midway, Texas", being already in use) .. Learn More About State of Texas History
Midland County Cities and Towns include Midland, Odessa.. A Map of Midland County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Midland County, Texas Courthouse Records
Midland County, TX Courthouse
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 Midland 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.
- Midland County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903 for Birth; 1910 for death, Marriage Records from 1885, Land Records from 1885, Probate Records from 1885 and Court Records from 1886. 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.
- Midland County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Midland County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Midland County, Texas Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from 1903 to present.
- Marriage Records: available from the County Clerk
- Divorce Records: available from the Clerk of District Court
- Locations: Texas Department of State Health Services
- Vital Records Online: USAVital, VitalChek or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth and Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 W. 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756; (888) 963-7111 or (512) 458-7111
Midland County, Texas Resources
- Midland Genealogical Society and Centennial County Library
- Redfern Genealogical Research Center
- Midland Co. Records Available on Microfilm
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