Lookup Public Records in Taylor County, Texas. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Taylor County, Texas Overview
Taylor County is located in the state of Texas. The county was formed in 1878. The place was named after Edward, George, and James Taylor, Asa Taylor (Alamo Defender) Asa. The county seat is Abilene. As of 2010, the county has a population of 131,506. The county has a total area of 919.3 square miles, 915.6 square miles of which is land, and 3.8 square miles is water. The county consists of 16 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 79605 recorded as the one with the largest population. Taylor County borders the following counties: Jones County, Texas to the north; Runnels County, Texas to the south; Callahan County, Texas to the east; Nolan County, Texas to the west; Shackelford County, Texas to the northeast; Mitchell County, Texas to the northwest, and; Coleman County, Texas to the southeast.
Taylor 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 Certificate Application:
Death Certificate Application:
Fees (Cash, money order, credit, or debit card): $23 per birth certificate copy, $21 for the first death certificate copy and $4.00 each additional issued at the same time.
Taylor County is now mandatory for attorneys to e-file on all civil matters pursuant to Supreme Court Order 13-9092. Electronic e-filing can be done through Efiletexas.gov or any other service provider. Link is given below:
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.
With just a few exceptions, all of the Official Public Records in the County Clerk’s office are available for public searching. Indexes in the Clerk’s office, both on paper and digital, help you to find the information for which you are searching. You can use one of the two on-line search sites to access information which has been indexed into software systems. At either site you can print documents for $1.00 per page.
Super Search, is the best site if you are researching documents that have been indexed. This is our newest on-line database to which we will be adding more documents daily. In addition to real property records, there are Bills of Sale, Contracts, Livestock Brands, Federal and State Tax Liens dating back to the beginning of Taylor County in 1878! The site has tools to help you quickly narrow your search results using filtering options for a quicker and better experience.
Texas Land Records is the second site and is the best site to use if you would like to set up an account where you can view and print multiple documents in the real property records over a longer time period for a monthly or yearly subscription fee. You can print copies of pages, but you can’t purchase certified copies on-line with texas land records.
Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Larry Bevill, County Clerk
300 Oak St.
Abilene, TX 79602
Phone: (325) 674-1202
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday
The elected District Clerk is a registrar, recorder, and custodian of all court documents that are a part of any cause of action and is responsible for the security of those records. The District Clerk is also responsible for docketing, indexing, recording, collecting fees, fines, and court cost and managing all funds held in litigation and perform other duties as imposed by statute. Art. 5, Section 9 and 20-Texas Constitution.
You can Search our records Opens a New Window. online for cases filed after September, 1994. If you are searching for a record before September 1994 you may search in person, in our office or mail a records request Opens a New Window. form or a letter explaining what records you want to: Taylor County District Clerk’s Office, 300 Oak St, Suite 400, Abilene, TX 79602.
Request for Records Form:
To obtain copies of court records you must have the following information: Case Number – Without a case number you will be charged a $5 records research fee and we charge $1.00 a page for copies.
Jury Duty Information:
As of January 1, 2015, Taylor County is Mandated for efiling by the Supreme Court. The office does not supply forms for filing but you may go to the given link below for help or visit our law library on the 3rd floor of the courthouse.
Below is the physical address of the District Clerk:
Tammy Robinson, District Clerk
300 Oak St.
Abilene, TX 79602
Phone: (325) 674-1316
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Closed 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Monday – Friday
|Taylor, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records|
|Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads|
|Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009||132,318|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009||9,611|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009||84|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009||570|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009||504|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009||231|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009||1,629|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009||13,849|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009||802|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009||3,410|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009||243|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009||17,641|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009||191|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009||173|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009||14,399|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009||2,081|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009||30|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009||777|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009||1,012|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009||184|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009||301|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009||3,520|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009||3,107|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009||84|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009||808|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009||994|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009||118|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009||14|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009||845|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009||196|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009||53,361|
|Taylor County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Taylor 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:||Taylor County Marriage License|
|Location:||300 Oak Street, Abilene, Texas, 79602|
Taylor County Clerk’s Office
Address: 300 Oak St #100, Abilene, TX 79602, United States