Runnels County, Texas Records
Runnels County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 1, 1858 from Bexar Land District . This county was named for Hiram Runnels, the ninth governor of Mississippi (1833–1835) and planter in Texas .
Runnels County is bordered by Taylor County (north), Coleman County (east), Concho County (south), Tom Green County (southwest), Coke County (west), Nolan County (northwest).
Runnels County Cities and Towns include Ballinger, Miles, Winters..
A Map of Runnels County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Runnels County, Texas Courthouse Records
Runnels County, TX Courthouse
The Runnels County Courthouse is located in Ballinger, 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 Runnels 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 1880 may be located in Brown County and Coleman County
- Runnels County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1880, Land Records from 1880, Probate Records from 1880 and Court Records from 1880. 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.
- Runnels County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Runnels 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
Runnels 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
Runnels County, Texas Resources
Runnels County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Runnels County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Runnels Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Runnels Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Runnels County History
- Runnels County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Runnels Co. TXGenweb
- Runnels County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Runnels County, Texas Military Records