Franklin County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-25T23:55:37+00:00

Franklin County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Franklin County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 6, 1875 from Titus County. This county was named for Benjamin Cromwell Franklin (1805–1873), a judge and Texas State Senator.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Franklin County is bordered by Red River County (north), Titus County (east), Camp County (southeast), Wood County (south), Hopkins County (west), Delta County (northwest).

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

Franklin County, Texas Courthouse Records

Franklin County, Texas Courthouse
Franklin County, TX Courthouse

The Franklin County Courthouse is located in Mount Vernon, 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 Franklin 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.

  • Franklin County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1875, Land Records from 1841, Probate Records from 1875 and Court Records from 1875. 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.
  • Franklin 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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