Dawson County, Texas Records

Dawson County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 1, 1858 from the Young Territory. There was also a Old Dawson County formed February 1, 1858 from Kinney County, Maverick County and Uvalde County. Divided between Kinney County and Uvalde County on October 5, 1866). This county was named for Nicholas Mosby Dawson, a soldier of the Texan Revolution and victim of the Dawson Massacre.

Dawson County is bordered by Lynn County (north), Borden County (east), Martin County (south), Gaines County (west), Terry County (northwest) .

Dawson County Cities and Towns include Ackerly, Lamesa, Los Ybanez, O'Donnell..

A Map of Dawson County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Dawson County, Texas Courthouse Records

Dawson County, Texas Courthouse
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Dawson County, TX Courthouse

The Dawson County Courthouse is located in Lamesa, Texas. Learn More About State of Texas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. 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 Dawson county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.

Some early records  prior to organization on March 20, 1905 may be located in Shackelford County, Mitchell County and Howard County

  • Dawson County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1905, Marriage Records from 1905, Land Records from 1905, Probate Records from 1905 and Court Records from 1905. 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.
  • Dawson County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Dawson County, Texas Census Records

Dawson County, Texas Vital Records

Dawson County, Texas Resources

Dawson County, Texas External Links

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