Trinity County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Trinity County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 11, 1850 from Houston County. This county was named for the Trinity River, named for the spiritual concept of the Trinity.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Trinity County is bordered by Angelina County (northeast), Polk County (southeast), San Jacinto County (south), Walker County (southwest), Houston County (northwest).

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

Trinity County, Texas Courthouse Records

Trinity County, Texas Courthouse
Trinity County, TX Courthouse

The Trinity County Courthouse is located in Groveton, 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 Trinity 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. Courthouses and most county records were destroyed by fire in December 1872 and February 1876.

  • Trinity County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903 for Birth; 1857 for death, Marriage Records from 1876, Land Records from 1873, Probate Records from 1876 and Court Records from 1887. 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.
  • Trinity 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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