Cochran County TX

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

Cochran County, Texas Overview

Cochran County is located in the state of Texas. Named after Robert E. Cochran, the county was formed in 1924 and its county seat is Morton. The county has a total population of 3,127, as of 2010, with its area spanning 775 square miles (land area being 775 square miles, while water area being 0.09 square miles). The county consists of 3 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 79346 recorded as the one with the largest population. Cochran County borders the following counties: Bailey County, Texas to the north; Yoakum County, Texas to the south; Hockley County, Texas to the east; Roosevelt County, New Mexico to the northwest, and; Lea County, New Mexico to the southwest.

Cochran 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.

    Below is the link of the Fee Schedule of the County Clerk as of 2015:

    It is required for an individual to provide a copy of his/her valid ID to apply a certified copy of birth or death certificate by mail and the application is demanded to be notarized. The information required by the application form are the following: Information regarding the owner of the certificate, contact details of the one requestor.
    Birth and Death Certificate Application:

    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. The website is linked below.

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

    Shanna Dewbre, County Clerk
    Room 102 Courthouse
    100 North Main Street
    Morton, Texas 79346
    Email: shanna.dewbre@co.cochran.tx.us
    Phone: 806-266-5450
    Fax: 806-266-9027

    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.

    Linked below is the District Clerk Civil Filing Fees:

    Below is the physical address of the District Clerk:

    Shanna Dewbre, District Clerk
    Room 102 Courthouse
    100 North Main Street
    Morton, Texas 79346
    Phone: 806-266-5450
    Fax: 806-266-9027
    Email: shanna.dewbre@co.cochran.tx.us

    Cochran, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20092,987
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009211
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009203
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200923
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009254
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009211
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200932
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200912
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200987
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200965
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,750
    Cochran County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Cochran 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:Cochran County Marriage License
    Location:100 North Main Street, Morton, Texas, 79346
    Phone:806-266-5450

    Cochran County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 100 N Main St #102, Morton, TX 79346, United States
    Phone: 806-266-5450

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