Van Zandt County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Van Zandt County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 20, 1848 from Henderson County. This county was named for Isaac Van Zandt (1813–1847), attorney, Texas state representative, and diplomat .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Van Zandt County is bordered by Rains County (north), Wood County (northeast), Smith County (east), Henderson County (south), Kaufman County (west), Hunt County (northwest).

Van Zandt County Cities and Towns include Canton, Edgewood, Edom, Fruitvale, Grand Saline, Van, Wills Point.. A Map of Van Zandt County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Van Zandt County, Texas Courthouse Records

Van Zandt County, Texas Courthouse
Van Zandt County, TX Courthouse

The Van Zandt County Courthouse is located in Canton, 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 Van Zandt 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.

  • Van Zandt County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1848, Land Records from 1848, Probate Records from 1848 and Court Records from 1848. 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.
  • Van Zandt County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Van Zandt County, Texas Census Records

Van Zandt County, Texas Vital Records

Van Zandt County, Texas Resources

Van Zandt County, Texas External Links

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