Sutton County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Sutton County, Texas (Map It) was created on April 1, 1877 from Crockett County. This county was named for John Schuyler Sutton, a Texas Ranger and soldier in the Texas Revolution and Mexican-American War.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Sutton County is bordered by Schleicher County (north), Kimble County (east), Edwards County (south), Val Verde County (southwest), Crockett County (west).

Sutton County Cities and Towns include Fort Terrett, Owenville, Sonora.. A Map of Sutton County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Sutton County, Texas Courthouse Records

Sutton County, Texas Courthouse
Sutton County, TX Courthouse

The Sutton County Courthouse is located in Sonora, 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 Sutton 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 November 4, 1890 may be located in Kimble County

  • Sutton County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1890, Land Records from 1890, Probate Records from 1890 and Court Records from 1891. 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.
  • Sutton County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Sutton County, Texas Census Records

Sutton County, Texas Vital Records

Sutton County, Texas Resources

Sutton County, Texas External Links

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