Pecos County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Pecos County, Texas (Map It) was created on May 3, 1871 from Presidio County. This county was named for the Pecos River, which was named for the Pecos Pueblo, which is of unknown etymology .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Pecos County is bordered by Ward County (north), Crane County (north), Crockett County (east), Terrell County (southeast), Brewster County (southwest), Jeff Davis County (west), Reeves County (northwest).

Pecos County Cities and Towns include Fort Stockton, Iraan.. A Map of Pecos County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Pecos County, Texas Courthouse Records

Pecos County, Texas Courthouse
Pecos County, TX Courthouse

The Pecos County Courthouse is located in Fort Stockton, 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 Pecos 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. Some early records  prior to organization on March 9, 1875 may be located in El Paso County

  • Pecos County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1875, Land Records from 1875, Probate Records from 1875 and Court Records from 1875. 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.
  • Pecos 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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