Jack County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-26T00:26:21+00:00

Jack County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Jack County, Texas (Map It) was created on August 27, 1856 from Cooke County. This county was named for Patrick and William Jack, brothers, participants in the Anahuac Disturbance, and veterans of the Texas Revolution .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Jack County is bordered by Clay County (north), Montague County (northeast), Wise County (east), Parker County (southeast), Palo Pinto County (south), Young County (west), Archer County (northwest).

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

Jack County, Texas Courthouse Records

Jack County, Texas Courthouse
Jack County, TX Courthouse

The Jack County Courthouse is located in Jacksboro, 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 Jack 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.

  • Jack County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1858, Land Records from 1858, Probate Records from 1858 and Court Records from 1858. 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.
  • Jack 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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