Fayette County TX

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

Fayette County, Texas Overview

Fayette County is located in the state of Texas. The county was formed in 1837 and named after Marquis de la Fayette. The county seat is La Grange. As of 2010, the county has a population of 24,554. The county has a total area of 960 square miles, 950 square miles of which is land, and 9.8 square miles is water. The county consists of 14 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 78945 recorded as the one with the largest population. Fayette County borders the following counties: Lee County, Texas to the north; Lavaca County, Texas to the south; Austin County, Texas to the east; Caldwell County, Texas to the west; Washington County, Texas to the northeast; Bastrop County, Texas to the northwest; Gonzales County, Texas to the southwest, and; Colorado County, Texas to the southeast.

Fayette County Clerk Information

The fees of the office of the County Clerk as of 2017 could be seen as link below:

A civil case information sheet must be completed and submitted when an original petition or application is filed to initiate a new civil, family law, probate, or mental health case or when a post-judgment motion for modification or enforcement is filed in a family law case. The information should be the best available at the time of filing. This sheet, approved by the Texas Judicial Council, is intended to collect information that will be used for statistical purposes only. It neither replaces nor supplements the filings or service of pleading or other documents as required by law or rule. The sheet does not constitute a discovery request, response, or supplementation, and it is not admissible at trial.

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:

A civil case information sheet must be completed and submitted when an original petition or application is filed to initiate a new civil, family law, probate, or mental health case or when a post-judgment motion for modification or enforcement is filed in a family law case. The information should be the best available at the time of filing. If the original petition, application or post-judgment motion is e-filed, the case information sheet must not be the lead document.
This sheet, approved by the Texas Judicial Council, is intended to collect information that will be used for statistical purposes only. It neither replaces nor supplements the filings or service of pleading or other documents as required by law or rule. The sheet does not constitute a discovery request, response, or supplementation, and it is not admissible at trial.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Julie Karstedt
P.O. Box 59
La Grange, TX 78945
246 W. Colorado Street
Phone: (979) 968-3251
Fax: (979) 968-8531
District Clerk
The District Clerk

  • Filing and maintaining Civil Suits
  • Filing and maintaining Felony Criminal Suits
  • Filing and maintaining Tax Suits
  • Filing and maintaining Condemnation Suits
  • Filing and maintaining Attorney General Suits
  • Filing and maintaining Juvenile Suits
  • Accepting Passport Applications
  • Maintaining the Naturalization and Immigration Index and Records

    Requests for access to or copies of county government public records should be made in writing directly to the department that has custody of the records. In county government, each elected official is the public information administrator of his department. No department has control, possession or authority over the records of any other department. A request made to the wrong department can cause unnecessary delay. All requests from the taxpayer/public may be made to the Fayette County Auditor at 979-968-3055.

    When e-Filing, please do not send any documents as “Attachments”; please send them as “Lead Documents”. This includes Civil Case Information Sheets and Proposed Orders. Any e-Files that include “Attachments” will be rejected due to an error it creates in our computer system. For Exhibits, please scan/run the exhibit(s) behind the motion – so that it will all be one document. If your clients is already listed as a party, do not add them a second time. Please make sure you have all the correct optional services selected. The e-Filing Service Provider (EFSP) we use is e-FileTexas. If you are using a service provider other than e-FileTexas and call us for assistance, we will do our best to help you but we cannot guarantee that we will fully understand the procedures of the other service provider.

    Below is the physical address of the District Clerk:

    Linda Svrcek, District Clerk
    151 N. Washington St., Rm. 102
    La Grange, Texas 78945
    Phone Number: 979/968-3548
    Fax Number: 979/968-2618
    Email: linda.svrcek@co.fayette.tx.us
    Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM – 12noon, 1PM-5PM (Closed from 12noon – 1PM)

    Fayette, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200926,467
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,105
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200987
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20093,895
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200946
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200973
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,735
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200973
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009508
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200997
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,890
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200974
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,882
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009325
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200960
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009288
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200945
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009184
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009210
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009148
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200964
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200930
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200938
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,150
    Fayette County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Fayette 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:Fayette County Marriage License
    Location:151 North Washington Street, La Grange, Texas, 78945
    Phone:409-968-3251

    Fayette County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 246 W Colorado St, La Grange, TX 78945, United States
    Phone: 979-968-3251

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