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

Wood County, Texas Overview

Wood County is a county located in the state of Texas. The county was formed in 1850. The county seat is Quitman and it has a population of 41,964 as of 2010. The county has a total area of 696 square miles, with its land area encompassing 645 square miles, and its water area 50 square miles. The county consists of 11 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 75773 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Wood County borders the following counties: Hopkins County, Texas to the north; Smith County, Texas to the south; Upshur County, Texas to the east; Rains County, Texas to the west; Franklin County, Texas and Camp County, Texas to the northeast, and; Van Zandt County, Texas to the southwest.

Wood County Clerk Information

In order to obtain a Birth Certificate you must complete an Application form. The Fee is $23.00 per Certified Copy. Mail requests are accepted with an enclosed cashier’s check or money order payable to Wood County Clerk. No personal checks accepted. E-Mail requests are not accepted. The applicant must enclose a copy of his or her Driver’s License or state issued I.D. card. Birth records are closed and are only available to immediate family members or the individual named on the certificate. Genealogy researchers may obtain the record if the record is over 75 years old.

Birth Certificate Application:

In order to obtain a Death Certificate you must complete an Application form. The Fee is $21.00 for the first certified copy and $4.00 for each additional certified copy ordered at the same time. Mail requests are accepted with an enclosed cashier’s check or money order payable to the Wood County Clerk. No personal checks accepted. E-Mail requests are not accepted. The applicant must enclose a copy of his or her Driver’s license or a state issued I.D. card. Death records are closed records and are only available to immediate family members. Genealogy researchers may obtain the record if the record id over 25 years old.

Death Certificate Application:

The Texas Supreme Court has mandated that all civil and probate cases must be filed electronically (e-file) January 1, 2016. As a result of this mandate, except in juvenile cases, attorneys will be required to electronically file (e-file) documents in civil or probate cases in Wood County. Unrepresented (pro se) parties and case participants who are not attorneys may e-file, but are not required to do so. In an effort to prepare for this new process, the Wood County Clerk’s Office began accepting e-filings for civil and probate cases on October 31, 2014, in advance of the mandate. In addition to providing early e-filing capabilities, the County Clerk has established requirements to support the e-filing process that coincide with the Supreme Court Rules. Beginning January 1, 2016 all civil and probate cases filed in Wood County, Texas will be viewed in digital form only.

eFile Requirements:

Foreclosures:

New Recording Fees – Effective 1/1/2014:

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Kelley Price, County Clerk
PO Box 1796
Quitman, TX 75783-1796
Phone: 903-763-2711
FAX: 903-763-5641
Email: kprice@co.wood.tx.us

District Clerk

Effective Jan. 31st, 2008 the Wood County District Clerk’s Office will no longer be processing Passport Applications. However, there are several Passport Acceptance Facilities in the area to help you get your Passport.

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Wood County, Texas E-Filing Business Process:

Below is the physical address of the District Clerk:
Jenica Turner, District Clerk
P O Box 1707
Quitman, TX 75783
Phone: 903-763-2361
Fax: 903-763-1511
Email: jdturner@co.wood.tx.us

Wood, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200947,670
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20099,941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009266
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009145
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009194
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,120
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20094,697
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,425
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,647
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009202
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20096,309
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009527
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009215
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009475
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,188
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,026
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009264
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009332
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009151
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009121
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200912,678
Wood County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Wood 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:Wise County Marriage License
Location:200 N. Trinity, Records Bldg, Decatur, Texas, 76234
Phone:940-627-3351

Wood County Clerk’s Office

Address: 100 S Main St, Quitman, TX 75783, United States
Phone: 903-763-2711

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