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

Howard County, Texas Overview

Howard County is a county located in the state of Texas. The county was formed in 1882. Named after Volney E. Howard, the county seat is Big Spring and it has a population of 35,012 as of 2010. The county has a total area of 904 square miles, with its land area encompassing 901 square miles, and its water area 3 square miles. The county consists of 5 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 79720 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Howard County borders the following counties: Borden County, Texas to the north; Glasscock County, Texas to the south; Mitchell County, Texas to the east; Martin County, Texas to the west; Scurry County, Texas to the northeast; Dawson County, Texas to the northwest, and; Sterling County, Texas to the southeast.

Howard County Clerk Information

You should bring a copy of your valid ID when you want to apply for a certified copy of a birth and death records, the application should also be notarized. Further information about the registrant and the requestor is needed in the given application form that is linked below.

Birth and Death Certificate Application:

Notarized Proof of Identification:

Birth Certificates cost $23.00, while Death Certificates cost $21.00 for first copy, and $4.00 for each copy thereafter. Cash or Money order ONLY. No personal checks.
Recording Fees charge $26.00 for first page and $4.00 for each page thereafter, .25 for each name in excess of five.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Brent Zitterkopf, County Clerk
300 Main Street, Room 104
P. O. Box 1468
Big Spring, Texas 79721
Phone: 432-264-2213
Fax: 432-264-2215

District Clerk

Linked below are the approved fees of the Clerk this January as of 2018:

The office of the Clerk has made a site where you can search for Howard County Judicial and Jail Records. You may search case records such as Civil Records and Court Calendar, or Jail records. 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 District Clerk:
Colleen Barton, District Clerk
312 Scurry
Big Spring, Texas 79721
Phone: 432-264-2223
Fax: 432-264-2256

Howard, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200933,219
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,988
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200997
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009127
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009280
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,309
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009558
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,289
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,757
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009368
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200970
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009180
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009596
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,026
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009164
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009288
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200961
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200918,243
Howard County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Howard 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:Howard County Marriage License
Location:300 South Main Street, Big Spring, Texas, 79720
Phone:432-264-2213

Howard County Clerk’s Office

Address: 300 S Main St #104, Big Spring, TX 79721, United States
Phone: 432-264-2213

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