Kinney County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-26T00:34:59+00:00

Kinney County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Kinney County, Texas (Map It) was created on January 28, 1850 from Bexar County. This county was named for Henry Lawrence Kinney, a Texas state senator and unsuccessful land speculator .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Kinney County is bordered by Edwards County (north), Uvalde County (east), Maverick County (south), Val Verde County (west), State of Coahuila, Mexico (southwest).

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

Kinney County, Texas Courthouse Records

Kinney County, Texas Courthouse
Kinney County, TX Courthouse

The Kinney County Courthouse is located in Brackettville, 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 Kinney 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. Some early records  prior to organization on Febuary 7, 1874 may be located in Uvalde County and Maverick County

  • Kinney County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1872, Land Records from 1872, Probate Records from 1874 and Court Records from 1873. 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.
  • Kinney 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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