Kinney County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Kinney County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Kinney County ClerkPO Box 9BrackettvilleTX78832830-563-2521
Kinney County Marriage License501 South Ann StreetBrackettvilleTX78832830-563-2521
Brackettville City Hall119 Spring StreetBrackettvilleTX78832830-563-2412
Kinney County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Kinney County Clerk Website
Kinney County Divorce Certificates
Kinney County Genealogy Records
Kinney County Marriage Certificates & Records
Statistics
Married Couples 588 (49.0%)
Unmarried Couples 34 (1.0%)
Never Married Men 528 (28.4%)
Never Married Women 214 (18.5%)
Separated Men 13 (0.7%)
Separated Women 53 (4.6%)
Widowed Men 45 (2.4%)
Widowed Women 266 (23.0%)
Divorced Men 352 (18.9%)
Divorced Women 97 (8.4%)

How to Find Kinney County Texas Marriage Records

Texas marriage records are maintained at the Office of the Secretary of State in Texas. These records are maintained for a number of reasons and purpose. Some of the reasons for their preservation are to protect the citizens from fraud, to ensure that the people who apply for a number of public benefits (health, disability, children’s education) get the same opportunity as other people who apply and others. Texas marriage records are also maintained to track down the family tree and family history and help with genealogical research. There are some other reasons as well as ensuring that the new spouse is not married to someone else’s wife or husband before.

Marriage Records in Kinney County Texas

The first step in getting any information on marriage records in Kinney County, Texas is to visit the Office of the Secretary of State in Austin. The only authorized place to find marriage records in Texas is the Office of the Secretary of State in Austin. The state has specific laws pertaining to marriage records. This information can not be publicly displayed. The office does have the records, but they are supposed to be kept confidential.

There are some places though that have access to some of this information but it is restricted. One of these is the Vital Records Office in Austin. But this can only be used for verification purposes and does not give you the information you are looking for. The fees at the office are more expensive and can range from a dollar to $20 depending on how much information you want. There is also an application fee that you need to pay.

There are several free places to find Texas marriage records online as well. There are several websites that offer this service. A good place to start looking is with the County Office of Records in Austin. The county does offer a free look up to see if the information is available. But, this can only be done for a limited amount of information.

If you know the names of the couple or the county where the wedding was held then you might be able to find the records online for free. The place to start would be the court houses in the county. You might be able to get the records for free but you will have to make sure that they are up to date. If they are not then the records are considered as being as current as they can be. There is a small chance that you could still be able to get records in the past but this is slim.

If you want to find Texas marriage records then you should start by going to the court houses in the state where the wedding took place. You can go down there and file an application for the records, if you wish to. Otherwise you can simply use the internet. The only difference is that you may be asked to pay a nominal fee for the records. So it makes a lot of sense to go down to the court house to get the records from the comfort of your own home rather than spending money on someone else to do it for you.