Matagorda County TX

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

Matagorda County, Texas Overview

Matagorda County is a county located in the state of Texas. The county was formed in 1836. The county seat is Bay City and it has a population of 36,702 as of 2010. The county has a total area of 1613 square miles, with its land area encompassing 1100 square miles, and its water area 512 square miles. The county consists of 13 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 77414 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Matagorda County borders the following counties: Jackson County, Texas to the west; Brazoria County, Texas to the northeast; Wharton County, Texas to the northwest, and; Calhoun County, Texas to the southwest.

Matagorda County Clerk Information

Matagorda County has purchased new electronic voting equipment. Please read the “How To” documentation below or watch the video to learn how to cast your vote. If have any questions please contact the County Clerk’s office at 979-244-7680.

You’ll be able to view and print any document available in our on-line system. These on-line documents are unofficial copies, but can be used for verification, personal or professional records, documentation backup, or any other use. For access to documents not included in our on-line system, please visit the County Clerk’s office. It’s always free to search our indexed Real Property records. Commercial/Monthly Member, Our commercial users will be charged a flat monthly fee per user to view any document available on-line. To become a commercial user simply fill out the registration form, choose a Member ID and Password for future visits. Pay-Per Access Member/Free Search, To view any image you will be charged for the entire document at the rate of $1 per page. You will be able to see the number of pages on the results screen before viewing the document. While viewing the document, you can print one page or multiple pages for no additional charge. To become a pay-per access user simply fill out the registration form, choose a Member ID and Password for future visits.

Real Property & Vital Records Fee Schedule as of JANUARY 1, 2017 could be seen as link below:

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Janet Hickl, County Clerk
1700 7th Street, Room 202
Bay City, TX 77414-5094
Phone: (979)244-7680
Fax: (979)244-7688
Hours: M – F 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

District Clerk

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. If the original petition, application or post-judgment petition or motion is e-filed, the case information sheet must not be the lead document.
This sheet, required by Rule 78a of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, is intended to collect information that will be used for statistical and administrative 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.

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.

Linked below is the Civil – Non Family Fee Schedule of the office of the Clerk as of 2015:

Matagorda County’s District Clerk Criminal Fees as of 2015 is seen as link below:

Below is the physical address of the District Clerk:
Jamie Crawford Grantz, District Clerk
1700 7th Street
Room 307
Bay City, Texas 77414-5092
Phone: (979)244-7621
Email: dclerk@co.matagorda.tx.us
Hours: 8:00AM-5:00PM, Monday through Friday

Matagorda, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200942,468
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,243
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009174
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20092,196
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009187
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009317
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,421
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,026
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20096,062
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,816
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009571
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009128
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009284
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009837
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009429
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009217
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200921,524
Matagorda County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Matagorda 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:Matagorda County Marriage License
Location:1700 7th Street, Bay, Texas, 77414
Phone:979-244-7680

Matagorda County Clerk’s Office

Address: 1700 7th Street, Room 202 Bay City, TX 77414-5094
Phone: (979)244-7680

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