Upton County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Upton County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 26, 1867 from Tom Green County. This county was named for John C. & William F. Upton, brothers and lieutenant colonels in the Confederate army during the Civil War.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Upton County is bordered by Midland County (north), Reagan County (east), Crockett County (south), Crane County (west), Ector County (northwest).

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

Upton County, Texas Courthouse Records

Upton County, Texas Courthouse
Upton County, TX Courthouse

The Upton County Courthouse is located in Rankin, 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 Upton 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 May 7, 1910 may be located in Midland County

  • Upton County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1910, Marriage Records from 1910, Land Records from 1910, Probate Records from 1910 and Court Records from 1910. 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.
  • Upton County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Upton County, Texas Census Records

Upton County, Texas Vital Records

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