Wood County, Texas Records
Wood County Cities and Towns include Alba, Hawkins, Mineola, Quitman, Winnsboro, Yantis..
A Map of Wood County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Wood County, Texas Courthouse Records
Wood 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 Wood 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.
Courthouse and all county records were destroyed by fire in December 1878.
- Wood County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1879, Land Records from 1878, Probate Records from 1878 and Court Records from 1878. 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.
- Wood County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Wood 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
Wood 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
Wood County, Texas Resources
- Wood County Genealogical Society
- Quitman Public Library
- Wood Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Wood County, Texas Message Boards
Wood County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Wood County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Wood Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Wood Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Wood County History
- Wood County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Wood Co. TXGenweb
- Wood County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Wood County, Texas Military Records