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Winkler County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 26, 1887 from Tom Green County. This county was named for Clinton Winkler, an appeals court judge, Texas state representative, and Confederate colonel .. Learn More About State of Texas History
Winkler County Cities and Towns include Kermit, Monahans, Wink.. A Map of Winkler County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Winkler County, Texas Courthouse Records
Winkler County, TX Courthouse
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 Winkler 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 April 5, 1910 may be located in Reeves County
- Winkler County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1910, Marriage Records from 1910, Land Records from 1911, 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.
- Winkler County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Winkler County, Texas Census Records
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- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Winkler County, Texas Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from 1903 to present.
- Marriage Records: available from the County Clerk
- Divorce Records: available from the Clerk of District Court
- Locations: Texas Department of State Health Services
- Vital Records Online: USAVital, VitalChek or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth and Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 W. 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756; (888) 963-7111 or (512) 458-7111
Winkler County, Texas Resources
- Winkler County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1028, Kermit, TX 79745
- Winkler Co. Records Available on Microfilm
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