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

Rains County, Texas Overview

Rains County is located in the state of Texas. Named after Emory Rains, the county was formed in June 9, 1870 and its county seat is Emory. The county has a total population of 11,314, as of 2016, with its area spanning 259 square miles (land area being 229 square miles, while water area being 29 square miles). The county consists of 4 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 75440 recorded as the one with the largest population. Rains County borders the following counties: Hopkins County, Texas to the north; Wood County, Texas to the east; Hunt County, Texas to the northwest, and; Van Zandt County, Texas to the southwest.

Rains County Clerk Information

Required by the office of the Clerk when applying for a certified copy of birth and death certificate: the requestor must be qualified applicant (can be either the registrant, his or her parents, guardian, or the children, spouses, siblings, or grandparents of the registrant), must present one form of identification. In addition, mailed applications must be accompanied by the Notarized Proof of Identification form. The application form that is linked below requires further information about the owner and contact details of the requestor.

Birth and Death Certificate Application:

Information regarding the approaching election could be seen in their Election Department site. Link is given below:

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Linda Wallace, County Clerk
Rains County Courthouse Annex
220 W. Quitman Street Ste. B
Emory, TX 75440
Phone: 903-473-5000, ext. 103
Fax: 903-473-5086
District Clerk
Although not mandated, the Rains County District Clerk’s Office is proud to announce we have begun Criminal E Filing and would like to take this opportunity to offer our assistance in making your experience as smooth as possible.

Helpful eFiling Information (Criminal) 1:

Helpful eFiling Information (Criminal) 2:

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.

The office of the Clerk has put up Office of Court Administration Non Disclosure Information in their official website. Link is given below:

The given link below shows the current filing fees of the office of the Clerk:

Below is the physical address of the District Clerk:
Deborah Traylor, District Clerk
Rains County Courthouse Annex
220 W. Quitman Street, Suite C
Emory, TX 75440
Phone: 903-473-5000, Ext. 101
Fax: 903-473-5008
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Rains, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200912,370
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009588
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200985
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009259
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,414
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009725
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,247
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009308
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009130
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009278
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009156
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200961
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,945
Rains County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Rains 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:Rains County Marriage License
Location:220 Quitman Street, Emory, Texas, 75440
Phone:903-473-5000

Rains County Clerk’s Office

Address: 220 Quitman St, Emory, TX 75440, United States
Phone: 903-473-5000

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