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Texas Death Records

Death is never an easy topic and quite often it is a sensitive one. When it comes to genealogical researchers, death records are one of the most important aspects of a person's life. Death certificates can greatly help in the making of a family tree as it provides names, dates, locations and possible information on additional relatives. There are different laws that will govern your search for death records. The state agency in charge of death records in Texas is the Bureau of Vital Statistics. This office has Texas death records dating back to 1903. In Texas, it takes 25 years for death records to be considered public record. Many investigators realize that the information superhighway of the internet contains many record-finding-websites dedicated to this form of information expedition. Not only do you save time and money as you are not required to travel to various institutes all over the state, the search method itself is greatly expedited.

 
State of Texas Resources & Statistics
Separator Line

Population:
24,974,326

 
Under 18:
6,366,623

 
Over 65:
2,157,394

 
Employed:
13,130,514

 
Land in Square Miles:
261,797.12

 
Acres of Farms:
129,666,877

 
Births:
385,915

 
Deaths:
156,457

 
Infant Deaths:
2,259

 
 
Murder:
1,374

 
Forcible Rape:
8,014

 
Robbery:
37,753

 
Assault:
76,423

 
Total Violent Crime:
123,564

 
Burglary:
230,123

 
Larceny \ Theft:
654,097

 
Motor Vehicle Theft:
85,350

 
Total Property Crime:
969,570

 
Texas Death Records Locations
Department of State Health Svcs
Bureau of Vital Statistics
PO Box 12040
Austin, TX 78711-2040
Phone:
512-758-7366

Fax:
512-758-7711










 
 

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