Official Public Records Department
Phone: (409) 283-2281
Fax: (409) 283-8049
Oil & Gas:
Early to 1977 - Deed Indexes
1978 to 1989 - Oil & Gas Leases (includes mineral deeds, assignments, etc.)
1990 to Current - Official Record (computerized indexes)
Probate, Civil, Criminal, UCC, Commissioners court:
All these have individual indexes
Early to 1989 - Book indexes
1970's to current - Computer Indexes
Deeds and All Others:
Early to 1990 - Record types have individual indexes
1990 to current - Official Record
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I transfer property from one owner to another?
Q: I can't get my family member to sign a deed over to me, what do I do?
A: Contact and attorney for legal advice.
Q: My mortgage company sent me this document to record, but I don't know what it means. Could you explain what this document does:
A: The County Clerk's Office cannot explain what a document does from a legal standpoint. Our office only handles the recording of documents in Official Public Records. We cannot provide legal advice. you may wish to contact your mortgage company (the office that sent you the document) or contact your attorney.
Q: How do I find out who owns the property across the street from me?
A: Contact the Tyler County Appraisal District at (409) 283- 3736 or visit their website at www.tylercad.net
Q: If I have the R number can you tell me who owns the property?
A: No, we can only look up records by Grantor/Grantee or by volume and page number. If you have the R number you may contact the Tyler County Tax Office at (409) 283-2734
Q: I have lost my original deed. Where can I obtain another one?
A: If your deed has been recorded in the Tyler County Clerk's office, you may obtain a certified copy of your deed, which will stand as the original. Otherwise, you may wish to contact an attorney for legal advice.
Q: Where can I obtain divorce records?
A: Divorce is handled through the Tyler County District Clerk's office. You may contact their office at (409) 283- 2162.
Q: Where can I inquire on child support issues?
A: Child Support is handled through the District Clerk's office. You may contact their office at (409) 283-2162.