Brewster County, Texas Genealogy Guide

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Brewster County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Brewster County, Texas (Map It) was created on Febuary 2, 1887 from Presidio County. This county was named for Henry Percy Brewster (1816–1884), a secretary of war for the Republic of Texas and soldier in the Civil War.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Brewster County is bordered by Pecos County (north), Terrell County (northeast), Presidio County (west), Jeff Davis County (northwest), Mexican state of Chihuahua (east and south).

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

Brewster County, Texas Courthouse Records

Brewster County, Texas Courthouse
Brewster County, TX Courthouse

The Brewster County Courthouse is located in Alpine, 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 Brewster 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.

  • Brewster County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1887, Land Records from 1887, Probate Records from 1887 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.
  • Brewster 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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