Red River County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Red River County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 17, 1836 as one of the original 23 counties. The County was originally created on November 11, 1835 from Nacogdoches County, established as a municipality by Mexico. This county was named for the Red River of Texas .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Red River County is bordered by McCurtain County, Oklahoma (north), Bowie County (east), Morris County (southeast), Titus County (south), Franklin County (southwest), Lamar County (west), Choctaw County, Oklahoma (northwest).

Red River County Cities and Towns include Annona, Avery, Bogata, Clarksville, Detroit, Deport .. A Map of Red River County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Red River County, Texas Courthouse Records

Red River County, Texas Courthouse
Red River County, TX Courthouse

The Red River County Courthouse is located in Clarksville, 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 Red River 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.

  • Red River County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1846, Land Records from 1837, Probate Records from 1838 and Court Records from 1840. 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.
  • Red River 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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