Cameron County TX

Lookup Public Records in Cameron CountyTexas. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Cameron County, Texas Overview

Cameron County is located in the state of Texas. The county was formed in 1848 and named after Ewen Cameron. The county seat is Brownsville. As of 2010, the county has a population of 406,220. The county has a total area of 1276 square miles, 891 square miles of which is land, and 386 square miles is water. The county consists of 17 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 78521 recorded as the one with the largest population. Cameron County borders the following counties: Willacy County, Texas to the north; Matamoros Municipality, Tamaulipas to the south, and; Hidalgo County, Texas to the west.

Cameron County Clerk Information

The Clerk has partnered with Texas Land Records to provide an online search for property records. You can opt for a subscription, or for a pay-per-access membership plan. Commercial users will be charged a flat monthly fee of $150 per month to view any document available on-line. To become a commercial user simply fill out the registration form, choose a Member ID and Password for future visits. To view any image without a subscription you will be charged for the entire document at the rate of $1 per page. You will be able to see the number of pages on the results screen before viewing the document. While viewing the document, you can print one page or multiple pages for no additional charge. Please contact or visit the County Clerks office for a certified copy of a document. Copies printed on-line cannot be certified by the County Clerk. There is also a free search available. The website is linked below.

The requirement that is highly needed in applying a certified copy of birth or death certificate through mail is a copy of the person’s valid ID, application in need of being notarized. The given link is the application form that requires information about the owner and contact details of the one requesting.

Details about filing and recording are clearly laid out in this PDF document linked below. The Cameron County Clerk’s Office has contracted with Official Payments Corp. to offer customers the option of paying filing fees online. You will be asked to enter information such as:

  • Case number: (you enter your name)
  • your credit card information
  • the amount of the payment

    The system will:

  • Tell you the total of your payment including the Convenience fee
  • Obtain approval of the charge
  • Issue an onscreen confirmation number and a printable digital receipt.
  • Confirmation is emailed to users who request it. The charge will also appear on your credit card statement: the payment on one line, the convenience fee amount on a separate line.

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

    Sylvia Garza-Perez, County Clerk
    835 East Levee Street, in Brownsville, Texas.
    Email: Sylvia.Perez@co.cameron.tx.us
    Phone: (956) 550-1327

    District Clerk

    The district clerk is a registrar, recorder, and custodian of all documents that are part of criminal and civil actions.

    You can search for court records and court hearings in the website below. You can also print them directly from the website.

    You can pay court fees online through the website linked below. Court costs and fees can be paid in the website.

    Below is the physical address of the District Clerk:

    Eric Garza, District Clerk
    974 E. Harrison St.
    Brownsville Texas 78520
    Email: egarza@co.cameron.tx.us
    Civil Phone: (956) 544-0838
    Criminal Phone: (956) 544-0839
    Collections Phone: (956) 574-8131
    Jury Phone: (956) 544-0842
    Child Support Phone: (956) 544-0840
    Fax: (956) 544-0841

    Cameron, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009389,709
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,746
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009268
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009293
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009402
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009497
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,014
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20098,423
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009371
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,101
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009319
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200912,854
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009102
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009323
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20097,490
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,037
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200970
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,367
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009273
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009268
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,805
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,526
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200953
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009450
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,293
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009198
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200982
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009609
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009114
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009334,776
    Cameron County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Cameron 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:Cameron County Marriage License
    Location:De La Garza, Building 1390 W. Expressway 83, San Benito, Texas, 78586
    Phone:956-544-0817
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