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Kleberg County, Texas
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Kleberg County, Texas Facts

Kleberg County

When was Kleberg County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 27, 1913 from Nueces County. This county was named for Robert Justus Kleberg (1803–1888), an early German settler and soldier at the Battle of San Jacinto .

What is the County Seat of Kleberg County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Kingsville also, the county government website is

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

What cities and towns are in Kleberg County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Kingsville, Corpus Christi .

Kleberg County, TX Vital Records

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

Kleberg County, TX Census Records

What Kleberg County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Kleberg County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1920, 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.

Kleberg County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Kleberg County Courthouse

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

  • Kleberg County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 1327, Kingsville 78364
  • Kleberg 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) 595-8548
    • Birth & Death Records: 1913
    • Marriage Records: 1913
    • Land Records: 1913
    • Probate Records: 1913
    • Court Records: 1914
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Kleberg County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Kleberg Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Kleberg Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Kleberg Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Kleberg Co. TX General and History Websites

Kleberg Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Kleberg Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Kleberg Co. TX Military Records

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