Stephens County, Texas Records
Stephens County, Texas (Map It) was created on January 22, 1858 from the Young Territory and Non-County Area. This county was named for Alexander Hamilton Stephens, the only vice-president of the Confederate States of America (1861–1865) .
Stephens County Cities and Towns include Breckenridge..
A Map of Stephens County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Stephens County, Texas Courthouse Records
Stephens 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 Stephens 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.
- Stephens County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1876, Land Records from 1876, Probate Records from 1876 and Court Records from 1879. 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.
- Stephens County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Stephens 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
Stephens 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
Stephens County, Texas Resources
- Stephens County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 350, Breckenridge 76424
- Stephens County Historical Association, 201 N. Harding, Breckenridge, TX 76024
- Stephens Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Stephens County, Texas Message Boards
Stephens County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Stephens County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Stephens Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Stephens Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Stephens County History
- Stephens County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Stephens Co. TXGenweb
- Stephens County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Stephens County, Texas Military Records