Texas State Public Records

Statewide Record Locations: 5

Metro Area Counties:

Harris | Dallas | Tarrant

Counties in Texas

Public Records in Texas

Genealogy
Clayton Library, Center for Genealogical ResearchLink_out
A unit of the Houston Public Library
5300 Caroline
Houston, TX 77004-6896
PHONE:
(832) 393-2600
FAX:
(713) 527-9447
EMAIL:
Marje.Harris@cityofhouston.net
CONTACT:
Margaret J. Harris, Manager
HOURS:
Mon–Wed 9:00–9:00, Thur–Sat 9:00–5:00
Genealogy
Genealogy Books and Consultation
1217 Oakdale Street
Houston, TX 77004-5813
PHONE:
(713) 522-7444
CONTACT:
Norma Chudleigh, Ph.D., A.G., Owner
HOURS:
Mon–Wed & Fri 1:00–6:00, Sat 10:00–5:00
NOTES:
  • specializes in The South
Genealogy
German-Texan Heritage SocietyLink_out
507 East 10th Street
Austin, TX 78768-4171
MAIL:
PO Box 684171
Austin, TX 78768-4171
PHONE:
(512) 482-0927
EMAIL:
info@GermanTexans.org
CONTACT:
Teresa Chavez, Director; Theresa G. Gold, Genealogy Editor
HOURS:
Mon–Fri 8:00–4:30
NOTES:
  • Journal, three times per year
  • Newsletter, three times per year
Census
NARA’s Southwest RegionLink_out
501 West Felix Street Building 1
Fort Worth, TX 76115-3405
MAIL:
PO Box 6216
Fort Worth, TX 76115-0216
PHONE:
(817) 831-5620 - Archival Research
PHONE:
(817) 831-5920 - Genealogy
PHONE:
(817) 831-5900 - Court Records
FAX:
(817) 831-5611
EMAIL:
kent.carter@nara.gov; ftworth.reference@nara.gov (Reference Services)
CONTACT:
Kent C. Carter, Director
HOURS:
Mon–Fri 8:00–4:00
NOTES:
  • Area served: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas
Vital
birth records death records delayed birth records
Texas Department of HealthLink_out
Bureau of Vital Statistics
1100 West 49th Street
Austin, TX 78756
MAIL:
PO Box 12040
Austin, TX 78711-2040
PHONE:
(512) 458-7111 - for fee verification only
PHONE:
(512) 458-4751
EMAIL:
register@tdh.state.tx.us
HOURS:
Mon–Fri 8:00–5:00
RECORDS:
Birth Records: Limited Access for 50 years.
Death Records from 1903 to 1976: Limited Access for 25 years.
Delayed birth Records.