Galveston County TX

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

Galveston County, Texas Overview

Galveston County is located in the state of Texas. Named after the City of Galveston, the county was formed in 1838 and its county seat is Galveston. The county has a total population of 291,309, as of 2010, with its area spanning 874 square miles (land area being 378 square miles, while water area being 495 square miles). The county consists of 18 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 77573 recorded as the one with the largest population. Galveston County borders the following counties: Harris County, Texas to the north; Brazoria County, Texas to the west, and; Chambers County, Texas to the northeast.

Galveston County Clerk Information

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 petition for modification or motion for enforcement is filed in a family law case. The information should be the best available at the time of filing.

Searching for Official Public Records has been made possible by the County Clerk by providing an online site. Seeking for assumed names records, marriage records, court records, and real estate records can now be done easily in the site. All files that are available in the site needs an Adobe Reader to be able to open the file. If you are having problems on how to search, the Help section gives detailed instructions on how to function on the page you are on. It is better for you to follow the instructed directions.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Dwight D. Sullivan, County Clerk
600 59th Street Suite 2001
Second Floor
Galveston, Texas 77551-4180
Phone: (409) 766-2200
Fax: 409-765-3160

District Clerk

An individual can now pay Certified Payments through the site that was made by the office of the District Clerk. By entering the bureau code printed on your bill or information that you received from the government agency you can make your payments. Linked below is the site where you can proceed the action:

https://certifiedpayments.net/PaymentWizard_3.aspx

Below is the physical address of the District Clerk:

John D. Kinard, District Clerk
600 59th Street, Rm. 4001
Galveston, TX 77551
Phone: (409) 766-2424
Fax: (409) 766-2292
Email: DCWEB@co.galveston.tx.us
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm​

Galveston, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009322,848
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200914,447
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009517
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,513
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20093,824
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009654
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20094,103
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200925,589
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20093,584
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200912,052
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,505
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200942,181
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009775
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200931,948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200912,395
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009277
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,173
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20095,091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009493
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,454
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20095,819
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20095,021
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20091,764
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20093,220
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009312
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009263
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,418
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009699
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009132,080
Galveston County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Galveston 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:Galveston County Marriage License
Location:722 Moody Avenue, Galveston, Texas, 77550
Phone:409-766-2200

Galveston County Clerk’s Office

Address: 600 59th St #2001, Galveston, TX 77551, United States
Phone: 409-766-2200

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