Kenedy County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-26T00:33:10+00:00

Kenedy County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Kenedy County, Texas (Map It) was created on April 2, 1921 from Hidalgo County and Willacy County. This county was named for Mifflin Kenedy, an early rancher and land speculator .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Kenedy County is bordered by Kleberg County (north), Willacy County (south), Hidalgo County (southwest), Brooks County (west).

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

Kenedy County, Texas Courthouse Records

Kenedy County, Texas Courthouse
Kenedy County, TX Courthouse

The Kenedy County Courthouse is located in Sarita, 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 Kenedy 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.

  • Kenedy County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1911, Marriage Records from 1860, Land Records from 1832, Probate Records from 1860  and Court Records from 1911. 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.
  • Kenedy 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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