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Jasper County, Texas Facts

Jasper County

When was Jasper County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 17, 1836 as one of the original 23 counties (originally named Belvil County and was created in 1834 from Liberty County; established as a municipality by Mexico; renamed to jasper on December 3, 1835). This county was named for William Jasper (1750–1779), an American Revolutionary War hero.

What is the County Seat of Jasper County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Jasper also, the county government website is www.co.jasper.tx.us.

What counties are adjacent to Jasper County, TX?
Bordering Counties are San Augustine County (north), Sabine County (northeast), Newton County (east), Orange County (south), Hardin County (southwest), Tyler County (west), Angelina County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Jasper County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Browndell, Jasper, Kirbyville.


Jasper County, TX Vital Records

Where can find Jasper County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Jasper County vital records can be found at the Texas Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records reported from 1903. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Texas for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Jasper County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.


Jasper County, TX Census Records

What Jasper County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Jasper County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Jasper Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Jasper Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Jasper Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860.

Another census resource is the Texas, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index from 1820-1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Texas Census Records Research Guide.


Jasper County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Jasper County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Jasper County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Jasper County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Corthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Jasper County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 2070, Jasper 75951
  • Jasper County Clerk is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
    • Phone: (409) 384-2632
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1858
    • Land Records: 1849
    • Probate Records: 1849 
    • Court Records: 1850
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Jasper County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Jasper County, TX?
A list of Jasper County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Jasper County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Jasper County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Jasper County.

Jasper Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Jasper Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Jasper Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Jasper Co. TX General and History Websites

Jasper Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Jasper Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Jasper Co. TX Military Records

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