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Kenedy County, Texas Facts

Kenedy County

When was Kenedy County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 2, 1921 from Hidalgo County and Willacy County. This county was named for Mifflin Kenedy, an early rancher and land speculator .

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

What counties are adjacent to Kenedy County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Kleberg County (north), Willacy County (south), Hidalgo County (southwest), Brooks County (west).

What cities and towns are in Kenedy County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include None.


Kenedy County, TX Vital Records

Where can find Kenedy County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Kenedy 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 Kenedy 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.


Kenedy County, TX Census Records

What Kenedy County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Kenedy County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1930, 1940.

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.


Kenedy County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Kenedy County Courthouse

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

  • Kenedy County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 227, Sarita 78385
  • Kenedy 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: (361) 294-5220
    • Birth & Death Records: 1911
    • Marriage Records: 1860
    • Land Records: 1832
    • Probate Records: 1860 
    • Court Records:1911
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Kenedy County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Kenedy Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Kenedy Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Kenedy Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Kenedy Co. TX General and History Websites

Kenedy Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Kenedy Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Kenedy Co. TX Military Records

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