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Texas Public Records
Although Texas County dates back to 1843, it wasn’t until 1845 that it was officially named after the Republic of Texas. Although some records today are restricted from public access, many historic and current ones are available. Texas County public records available include access to civil and criminal court records, as well as divorce records online through the Missouri Courts. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services maintains Texas County birth records, death, marriage and divorce records, although these are restricted.
The Criminal Justice Information Services provides online access to statewide criminal records, including Texas County. To research historic Texas County military records, cemetery and vital records, utilize the Missouri State Archives. Many of their record collections can be searched online or visited in person in Jefferson City.
About Texas County Public Records
Missouri does restrict public access to vital records. However, access to divorce records through the court system is not restricted. People authorized to request official copies of vital records are the person of record, immediate family members or legal representatives. Missouri public records of family members, therefore, can be searched for genealogy purposes. Other public records for Texas County available include historic vital records indexes.
Free Online Public Records in Texas County
Although most Texas County court records are open to public inspection, the local Clerk only accepts in-person requests. However, the Missouri Courts website offers public access to Case.net, which is an online web portal that can search Texas County court records. Free online public records in Texas County are limited, however, although some historic records can be viewed online for free.
Historic Texas County Public Records Search
The Missouri State Archives offers access to its Digital Heritage site and many collections that have been digitized in collaboration with other historical archives. Anyone interested in genealogy will want to begin a public records search in Texas County, TX using the online access. Once you learn which Texas County military records, cemetery and vital records are worth exploring, a trip can be made to visit the Archives in Jefferson City. Requests for copies are accepted by phone, mail or email.