Collin County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-25T20:50:09+00:00

Collin County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Collin County, Texas (Map It) was created on April 3, 1846 from Fannin County. This county was named for Collin McKinney (1766–1861), an author of the Texas Declaration of Independence .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Collin County is bordered by Grayson County (north), Fannin County (northeast), Hunt County (east), Rockwall County (southeast), Dallas County (south), Denton County (west).

Collin County Cities and Towns include Allen, Anna, Blue Ridge, Carrollton, Celina, Dallas, Fairview, Farmersville, Frisco, Garland, Lavon, Lowry Crossing, Lucas, McKinney, Melissa, Murphy, Nevada, New Hope, Parker, Plano, Princeton, Prosper, Richardson, Royse City, Sachse, St. Paul, Van Alstyne, Weston, Wylie.. A Map of Collin County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Collin County, Texas Courthouse Records

Collin County, Texas Courthouse
Collin County, TX Courthouse

The Collin County Courthouse is located in McKinney, 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 Collin 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.

  • Collin County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1846, Land Records from 1846, Probate Records from 1846 and Court Records from 1846. 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.
  • Collin 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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