Lookup Public Records in Austin County, Texas. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Austin County, Texas Overview
Austin County is located in the state of Texas. The county was formed in 1837 and named after Stephen F. Austin. The county seat is Bellville. As of 2010, the county has a population of 28,417. The county has a total area of 656 square miles, 647 square miles of which is land, and 9.9 square miles is water. The county consists of 13 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 77474 recorded as the one with the largest population. Austin County borders the following counties: Washington County, Texas to the north; Wharton County, Texas to the south; Waller County, Texas to the east; Colorado County, Texas to the west; Fayette County, Texas to the northwest, and; Fort Bend County, Texas to the southeast.
Austin County Clerk Information
Duties of the County Clerk include, but are not limited to
- Custodian of Records
- Birth Certificates
- Civil cases under
- Death Certificates
- Misdemeanor Criminal Cases
- Probate Cases
- Assumed Name
- Abandonment Of Assumed Name
- Lis Pendens
- Real Estate Documents
Access to birth certificates is restricted to qualified applicants for 75 years from the date of birth, 25 years for death certificates. An ID is required to prove your identity and to prove that you are a qualified applicant. To request a birth/death certificate by mail, you’ll need to fill up the application forms linked below. Information about the owner of the of the birth/death certificate, as well as of the applicant, is required to be filled up. The sworn statement, application, payment, and a photocopy of your valid photo ID are required for the request to be processed.
A Public Information Act Request form is also readily available, linked below. It requires only the names of the records requested, as well as the contact information of the requestor.
Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Carrie Gregor, County Clerk
One East Main
Bellville, TX 77418
Austin County has given public access to court records, linked below. Probate Case Records, Civil & Family Case Records, Criminal Case Records, and the Court Calendar can be readily accessed in the website. You can search by case, party, defendant (for criminal cases), attorney, and date filed.
A more in-depth explanation of record search procedures is also provided in the document linked below.
The Civil Fee Schedule (as of Sept. 1, 2013) can be viewed in the link below.
Below is the physical address of the District Clerk:
Sue Murphy, Austin County District Clerk
One East Main
Bellville, Texas 77418
|Austin County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Austin County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
|State Law:||The Marriage Relationship – Family Code, Ch. 1 to 5 and Premarital and Marital Property Agreements – Family Code, Ch. 4|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Austin County Marriage License|
|Location:||1 East Main Street, Bellville, Texas, 77418|
Austin County Clerk’s Office
Address: One East Main Bellville, Texas 77418, USA