Taylor County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Taylor County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 1, 1858 from Bexar Land District . This county was named for Edward Taylor (1812–1836), George Taylor (1816–1836), and James Taylor (1814–1836), three brothers who died at the Alamo .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Taylor County is bordered by Jones County (north), Callahan County (east), Coleman County (southeast), Runnels County (south), Nolan County (west).

Taylor County Cities and Towns include Abilene , Buffalo Gap, Impact, Lawn, Merkel, Trent, Tuscola, Tye.. A Map of Taylor County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Taylor County, Texas Courthouse Records

Taylor County, Texas Courthouse
Taylor County, TX Courthouse

The Taylor County Courthouse is located in Abilene, 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 Taylor 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 July 3, 1878 may be located in Comanche County, Palo Pinto County and Shackelford County

  • Taylor County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1878, Land Records from 1878, Probate Records from 1878 and Court Records from 1876. 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.
  • Taylor County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Taylor County, Texas Census Records

Taylor County, Texas Vital Records

Taylor County, Texas Resources

Taylor County, Texas External Links

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