Runnels County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-26T12:14:46+00:00

Runnels County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Runnels County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 1, 1858 from Bexar Land District . This county was named for Hiram Runnels, the ninth governor of Mississippi (1833–1835) and planter in Texas .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Runnels County is bordered by Taylor County (north), Coleman County (east), Concho County (south), Tom Green County (southwest), Coke County (west), Nolan County (northwest).

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

Runnels County, Texas Courthouse Records

Runnels County, Texas Courthouse
Runnels County, TX Courthouse

The Runnels County Courthouse is located in Ballinger, 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 Runnels 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 1880 may be located in Brown County and Coleman County

  • Runnels County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1880, Land Records from 1880, Probate Records from 1880 and Court Records from 1880. 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.
  • Runnels County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Runnels County, Texas Census Records

Runnels County, Texas Vital Records

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