Kent County, Texas Records
Kent County Cities and Towns include Jayton.. A Map of Kent County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Kent County, Texas Courthouse Records
Kent 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 Kent 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 8, 1892 may be located in Young County, Throckmorton County, Mitchell County and Scurry County. Courthouse in Clairemont, built in 1893, was burned in April 1955. The building was vacant because the county seat moved to Jayton in 1954. No record loss.
- Kent County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1892, Land Records from 1892, Probate Records from 1892 and Court Records from 1892. 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.
- Kent County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Kent County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Kent 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
Kent County, Texas Resources
- Kent County Genealogical and Historical Society
- Kent Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Kent County, Texas Message Boards
Kent County, Texas External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Kent County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Kent Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Kent Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Kent County History
- Kent County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Kent Co. TXGenweb
- Kent County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Kent County, Texas Military Records