Cherokee County TX

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

Cherokee County, Texas Overview

Cherokee County is located in the state of Texas. Named after Cherokee people, the county was formed in July 13, 1846 and its county seat is Rusk. The county has a total population of 50,845, as of 2010, with its area spanning 1062 square miles (land area being 1053 square miles, while water area being 9.3 square miles). The county consists of 12 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 75766 recorded as the one with the largest population. Cherokee County borders the following counties: Smith County, Texas to the north; Anderson County, Texas to the west; Rusk County, Texas to the northeast; Henderson County, Texas to the northwest; Houston County, Texas to the southwest, and; Nacogdoches County, Texas and Angelina County, Texas to the southeast.

Cherokee County Clerk Information

The County Clerk

  • Serves as clerk and custodian of records for the Commissioners Court, Constitutional County Court and Statutory County Courts.
  • Acts as a recorder and custodian of important public records, including all bonds, deeds, birth and death certificates, assumed names and livestock brands, ensuring that records are maintained in a secure, archival manner.
  • Issues marriage licenses.
  • Serves as chief elections officer in most counties.

    The civil filing fees of the office of the County Clerk as of 2017 is seen as link below:

    Linked below is the Probate Filing Fees of the office of the County Clerk as of 2017:

    Acquiring a certified copy of one’s birth or death certificate through mail could be obtained by providing a copy of one’s valid ID and the application is needed to be notarized. The application form that is linked below requires further information about the owner and contact details of the requestor.

    Birth and Death Certificate Application:

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    Laverne Lusk, County Clerk
    P.O. Box 420
    Rusk, Texas 75785
    Phone: 903-683-2350
    Fax: 903-683-2457

    District Clerk

    The District Clerk

  • Serves as clerk and custodian of all records for the District Courts.
  • Indexes and secures all court records, collects filing fees, and handles funds held in litigation and money awarded to minors.
  • Coordinates the jury panel selection process.
  • May process passport applications.
  • Manages court registry funds.

    Jury Settings for Cherokee County Juries can be seen in the link of the District Clerk’s Office

    Linked below is the District Clerk fees:

    Below is the physical address of the District Clerk:

    Janet Gates, District Clerk
    135 South Main, 2nd Floor
    Rusk, Texas 75785
    Phone: 903-683-6908
    Email: distclerk@cocherokee.org
    Office Hours: 8AM-12PM & 1PM-4PM, Monday thru Friday, excluding Holidays

    Cherokee, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200948,308
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,965
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200980
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200972
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009183
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009155
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009726
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20097,492
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200977
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,156
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200942
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,538
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20096,253
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009627
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009133
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009135
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200988
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009828
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009516
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200912
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009150
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009173
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009186
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200921,423

    Cherokee County Clerks Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 135 South Main Street, Rusk, TX 75785, United States
    Phone: 903-683-2350

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