Lee County, Texas Records
Lee County, Texas (Map It) was created on April 14, 1874 from Burleson County, Bastrop County, Fayette County and Washington County. This county was named for Robert Edward Lee (1807–1870), the commanding general of the Confederate forces during the Civil War.
Lee County Cities and Towns include Giddings, Lexington ..
A Map of Lee County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Lee County, Texas Courthouse Records
Lee 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 Lee 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.
County Courthouse, built in 1878, burned in 1897
- Lee County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1846, Land Records from 1835, Probate Records from 1846 and Court Records from 1846. 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.
- Lee County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Lee 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
Lee 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
Lee County, Texas Resources
- Lee County Historical Commission, c/o Rufus Young King Library, 177 S. Madison, Giddings, Tx 78942
- Wendish Heritage Society
- Lee County Genealogical Society, Rt 1, Box 8-D, Ledbetter 78946
- Lee Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Lee County, Texas Message Boards
Lee County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Lee County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Lee Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Lee County : historical and descriptive
- Lee Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Lee County History
- Lee County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Lee Co. TXGenweb
- Lee County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Lee County, Texas Military Records