Vital Records in Palo Pinto County
Birth Certificates from 1903 can
be obtained from the State of Texas Vital Records, although compliance
was not complete and not every birth was recorded in the beginning. Certified
copies can only be requested by qualified individuals, if the birth has
occurred within the last 50 years. Requests for certificates of births
that occurred within the last 50 years must also include the full names
of the subject's mother and father (including the mother's maiden name),
your reason for obtaining the certificate, and your relationship to the
subject. The Dallas Public Library genealogy section (8th floor) has a
copy of Texas birth certificates on microfilm.
Death Records from 1903 to present can be obtained
from the State of Texas Vital Records although compliance was not complete
and not every death was recorded in the beginning.
Marriage Records beginning in January 1966 can be obtained from the State of Texas Vital Records. Certified copies are not available from State office. Fee is for search and verification of essential facts. Before January 1966 you must obtain them from the County Clerk's Office in Palo Pinto. The fee for non-certified marriage certificate is $2.00 with cash, certified check or money order at the Palo Pinto County Clerk's Office.
Palo Pinto County Clerk
Palo Pinto District Clerk
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