Panola County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-26T11:38:58+00:00

Panola County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Panola County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 30, 1846 from Harrison County and Shelby County. This county was named for a Native American word for cotton. .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Panola County is bordered by Harrison County (north), Caddo Parish, Louisiana (northeast), De Soto Parish, Louisiana (east), Shelby County (south), Rusk County (west).

Panola County Cities and Towns include Beckville, Carthage, Gary City, Tatum .. A Map of Panola County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Panola County, Texas Courthouse Records

Panola County, Texas Courthouse
Panola County, TX Courthouse

The Panola County Courthouse is located in Carthage, 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 Panola 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.

  • Panola County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1846, Land Records from 1839, Probate Records from 1846 and Court Records from 1846. 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.
  • Panola 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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