Wharton County, Texas Records
Wharton County, Texas (Map It) was created on April 3, 1846 from Brazoria County, Colorado County, Jackson County and Matagorda County. This county was named for William Harris Wharton (1802–1839) and John Austin Wharton (1828–1865), brothers and officers in the Texas Revolution .
Wharton County is bordered by Austin County (north), Fort Bend County (northeast), Brazoria County (east), Matagorda County (southeast), Jackson County (southwest), Colorado County (northwest).
Wharton County Cities and Towns include East Bernard, El Campo, Wharton..
A Map of Wharton County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Wharton County, Texas Courthouse Records
Wharton County, TX Courthouse
The Wharton County Courthouse is located in Wharton, 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 Wharton 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.
- Wharton County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1847, Land Records from 1837, Probate Records from 1846 and Court Records from 1847. 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.
- Wharton County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Wharton 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
Wharton 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
Wharton County, Texas Resources
Wharton County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Wharton County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-10 and 1926-29
- Texas Death Certificates, 1890-1976
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Wharton Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Wharton Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Wharton County History
- Wharton County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Wharton Co. TXGenweb
- Wharton County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Wharton County, Texas Military Records