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Val Verde County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 20, 1885 from Kinney County, Pecos County and Crockett County. This county was named for the Civil War Battle of Val Verde (Val Verde is Spanish for "green valley") .. Learn More About State of Texas History
Val Verde County Cities and Towns include Del Rio.. A Map of Val Verde County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Val Verde County, Texas Courthouse Records
Val Verde County, TX Courthouse
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 Val Verde 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.
- Val Verde 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.
- Val Verde County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Val Verde County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Val Verde County, Texas Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from 1903 to present.
- Marriage Records: available from the County Clerk
- Divorce Records: available from the Clerk of District Court
- Locations: Texas Department of State Health Services
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth and Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 W. 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756; (888) 963-7111 or (512) 458-7111
Val Verde County, Texas Resources
- Val Verde County Genealogy Society, P.O. Box 442052, Del Rio, TX 78842
- Val Verde Co. Records Available on Microfilm
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