Baylor County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-25T19:31:55+00:00

Baylor County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Baylor County, Texas (Map It) was created on Febuary 1, 1858 from the Young Territory . This county was named for Henry Weidner Baylor, a surgeon in the Texas Rangers during the Mexican-American War.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Baylor County is bordered by Wilbarger County (north), Archer County (east), Throckmorton County (south), Knox County (west), Foard County (northwest) .

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

Baylor County, Texas Courthouse Records

Baylor County, Texas Courthouse
Baylor County, TX Courthouse

The Baylor County Courthouse is located in Seymour, 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 Baylor 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.

  • Baylor County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1879, Land Records from 1879, Probate Records from 1879 and Court Records from 1881. 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.
  • Baylor 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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