Motley County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-26T01:10:21+00:00

Motley County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Motley County, Texas (Map It) was created on August 21, 1876 from the Young Territory . This county was named for Junius William Mottley, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Motley County is bordered by Hall County (north), Cottle County (east), Dickens County (south), Floyd County (west), Briscoe County (northwest).

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

Motley County, Texas Courthouse Records

Motley County, Texas Courthouse
Motley County, TX Courthouse

The Motley County Courthouse is located in Matador, 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 Motley 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 5, 1891 may be located in Jack County, Baylor County, Donley County, Hardeman County and Crosby County. Courthouse, built about 1904, was destroyed by fire Sept 1944.  No vital records were lost, but some were damaged by water.

  • Motley County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1891, Land Records from 1891, Probate Records from 1891 and Court Records from 1891. 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.
  • Motley 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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Motley County, Texas Vital Records

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