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

Lavaca County, Texas Overview

Lavaca County is a county located in the state of Texas. The county was formed in 1846. Named after the Lavaca River, the county seat is Hallettsville and it has a population of 19,263 as of 2010. The county has a total area of 970 square miles, with its land area encompassing 970 square miles, and its water area 0.7 square miles. The county consists of 6 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 77964 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Lavaca County borders the following counties: Fayette County, Texas to the north; Victoria County, Texas to the south; Colorado County, Texas to the northeast; Gonzales County, Texas to the northwest; DeWitt County, Texas to the southwest, and; Jackson County, Texas to the southeast.

Lavaca County Clerk Information

To obtain a certified copy of a closed birth or death Record you must be immediate family to the person on record to be considered a qualified applicant. A qualified applicant will have to provide proper identification to obtain a certified copy. If the record is no longer closed, proper Identification as outlined by the Department of State Health Services will still be required. If you are wanting to do a mail in application please use this form-. A signature in front of a notary is required along with a copy of proper Identification and a check in the correct amount for the number of copies needed. We must receive the original application back to process.

Birth and Death Certificate Application:

Linked below is the Fee Schedule of the office of the County Clerk:

Every document concerning real property must have: A heading at the top of the first page to identify the type or kind of legal paper it is, Names typed or printed under the signatures, Proper acknowledgment, An address for every grantee in documents conveying real property.

Applying for a Marriage License: Both applicants must be present, Both applicants must provide acceptable IDs, There is a 72 Hour waiting period upon issuance, The marriage license expires after 90 days

Information concerning the Texas Public Information Act may be found at the website for the Texas Attorney General, www.oag.state.tx.us under the Open Government Tab/Section. The only legal requirement to submit an open records request is that it be in writing. Request must include enough description and detail of the requested information for the governmental body to accurately identify and locate the requested items. Lavaca County may contact the requestor for additional information; not to inhibit the request, but to gain additional insight to properly process the request.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Elizabeth A. Kouba, County Clerk
412 N. Texana
P.O. Box 326
Hallettsville, TX 77964
Phone: (361) 798-3612 phone
Fax: (361) 798-1610 fax
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

District Clerk

The given link below shows the District Clerk’s Fee Sheet as of 2017:

Certified Payments is where you can pay your payments online. Enter the bureau code printed on your bill or information that you received from the government agency so that you can proceed with the payments.
https://www.certifiedpayments.net/

Below is the physical address of the District Clerk:
Sherry T. Henke, District Clerk
109 N. LaGrange
Hallettsville, Texas
Phone: (361) 798-2351
Fax: (361) 798-5674
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 -12 and 1-5

Lavaca, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200924,632
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009503
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20096,169
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200962
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009117
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,197
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009471
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,078
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,548
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200977
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009270
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009282
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009153
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,993
Lavaca County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lavaca 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:Lavaca County Marriage License
Location:412 North Texana Street, Hallettsville, Texas, 77964
Phone:361-798-3612

Lavaca County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 109 N La Grange St, Hallettsville, TX 77964, United States
Phone: 361-798-3612

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