Kinney County, Texas Records
Kinney County, Texas (Map It) was created on January 28, 1850 from Bexar County. This county was named for Henry Lawrence Kinney, a Texas state senator and unsuccessful land speculator .
Kinney County is bordered by Edwards County (north), Uvalde County (east), Maverick County (south), Val Verde County (west), State of Coahuila, Mexico (southwest).
Kinney County Cities and Towns include Brackettville, Spofford..
A Map of Kinney County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Kinney County, Texas Courthouse Records
Kinney County, TX Courthouse
The Kinney County Courthouse is located in Brackettville, 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 Kinney 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 Febuary 7, 1874 may be located in Uvalde County and Maverick County
- Kinney County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1872, Land Records from 1872, Probate Records from 1874 and Court Records from 1873. 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.
- Kinney County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Kinney County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- State Population Schedules: Republic of Texas Poll Lists for 1846
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Kinney 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
Kinney County, Texas Resources
- Fort Clark Historical Society, P.O. Box 1061, Brackettville, TX 78832
- Kinney Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Kinney County, Texas Message Boards
Kinney County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Kinney County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Kinney Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Kinney Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Kinney County History
- Kinney County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Kinney Co. TXGenweb
- Kinney County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Kinney County, Texas Military Records