Duval County, Texas Records
Duval County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 1, 1858 from Nueces County and Live Oak County. This county was named for Burr Harrison DuVal (1809–1836), a soldier in the Texas Revolution who died in the Goliad Massacre.
Duval County Cities and Towns include Benavides, Freer, San Diego..
A Map of Duval County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Duval County, Texas Courthouse Records
Duval County, TX Courthouse
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 Duval 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 November 7, 1876 may be located in Nueces County
- Duval County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1877, Land Records from 1877, Probate Records from 1877 and Court Records from 1877. 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.
- Duval County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Duval County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Duval 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
Duval County, Texas Resources
Duval County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Duval County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Duval Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Duval Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Duval County History
- Duval County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Duval Co. TXGenweb
- Duval County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Duval County, Texas Military Records