Motley County, Texas Records
Motley County, Texas (Map It) was created on August 21, 1876 from the Young Territory . This county was named for Junius William Mottley, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence .
Motley County Cities and Towns include Matador, Roaring Springs..
A Map of Motley County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Motley County, Texas Courthouse Records
Motley 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 Motley 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 5, 1891 may be located in Jack County, Baylor County, Donley County, Hardeman County and Crosby County. Courthouse, built about 1904, was destroyed by fire Sept 1944. No vital records were lost, but some were damaged by water.
- Motley County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1891, Land Records from 1891, Probate Records from 1891 and Court Records from 1891. 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.
- Motley County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Motley 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
Motley 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
Motley County, Texas Resources
- Motley County Genealogical Society, 1105 Main, P.O. Box 557, Matador, TX 79244
- Motley County Historical Museum
- Motley Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Motley County, Texas Message Boards
Motley County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Motley County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Motley Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Motley Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Motley County History
- Motley County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Motley Co. TXGenweb
- Motley County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Motley County, Texas Military Records