Lookup Public Records in Austin CountyTexas. 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

    Recorder Of

  • Assumed Name
  • Abandonment Of Assumed Name
  • Brands
  • Liens
  • Lis Pendens
  • Real Estate Documents
  • U.C.C.’s

    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
    Phone: 979-865-5911
    Fax: 979-865-0336
    District Clerk
    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
    Phone: 979-865-5911

    Austin, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200930,243
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,202
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009123
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20092,962
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200956
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009252
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,776
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009298
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009630
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200958
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,464
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20091
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200927
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,211
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009534
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009148
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009732
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200979
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200947
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009380
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009331
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200963
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009123
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200934
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009107
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009245
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20099,944
    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
    Phone:409-865-5911

    Austin County Clerk’s Office

    Address: One East Main Bellville, Texas 77418, USA
    Phone: 979-865-5911

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