Martin County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-26T00:54:35+00:00

Martin County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Martin County, Texas (Map It) was created on August 21, 1876 from the Young Territory . This county was named for Wylie Martin, a Texas Revolutionary soldier and legislative representative for the Republic of Texas .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Martin County is bordered by Dawson County (north), Howard County (east), Glasscock County (southeast), Midland County (south), Andrews County (west), Gaines County (northwest).

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

Martin County, Texas Courthouse Records

Martin County, Texas Courthouse
Martin County, TX Courthouse

The Martin County Courthouse is located in Stanton, 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 Martin 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 November 1884 may be located in Shackelford County, Mitchell County and Howard County

  • Martin County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1885, Land Records from 1885, Probate Records from 1885 and Court Records from 1885. 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.
  • Martin 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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Martin County, Texas Vital Records

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