Galveston County Records

Search for Galveston County TX county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of county records. These include vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research. They may also keep documents related to property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Clerk Office is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Galveston County Clerk Galveston TX 600 59th Street 77551 409-766-2200

Galveston County Clerk Galveston TX PO Box 17253 77552 409-766-2200


Town and City Halls are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Dickinson City Hall Dickinson TX 2716 Farm to Market Road 517 77539 281-534-3519

Friendswood City Hall Friendswood TX 910 South Friendswood Drive 77546 281-996-3250

Galveston City Hall Galveston TX 823 25th Street 77550 409-797-3650

Hitchcock City Hall Hitchcock TX 7423 Highway 6 77563 409-986-5591

Jamaica Beach City Hall Galveston TX 16628 Termini San Luis Pass Rd 77554 409-737-1142

Kemah City Hall Kemah TX 1401 Texas 146 77565 281-334-1611

League City Hall League TX 300 West Walker Street 77573 281-554-1000

Santa Fe City Hall Santa Fe TX 12002 Highway 6 77510 409-316-9812

Texas City City Hall Texas TX 1801 9th Avenue North 77590 409-948-3111

Tiki Island Village City Hall Tiki Island TX 802 Tiki Drive 77554 409-935-1427


Assessor Offices determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by residents. Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

Friendswood Assessor Friendswood TX 108 East Shadowbend 77546 281-482-1198

Galveston County Assessor's Office Galveston TX 722 21st Street 77550 409-766-2285


Historical Societies are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their county records.

Friendswood Historical Society Friendswood TX 108 Skyview Terrace 77546 281-482-7390

League City Historical Society League TX 210 North Kansas Avenue 77573 281-554-2994


Auditor Offices are responsible for providing oversight for government agencies. As part of this job, Auditors evaluate the performance of government agencies and their compliance with laws, rules, and regulations, and they also investigate corruption and fraudulent activities. Auditor Offices maintain a number of records related to their function, including audit reports, government evaluation reports, corruption reports, and fraud investigations. They often produce annual or semi-annual reports on a number of agencies within the county government. Auditor Offices typically make county records available on their website.

Galveston County Auditor Galveston TX 722 21st Street 77550 409-770-5300


Recorders of Deeds keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and property tax records. The Recorder of Deeds has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Galveston County Recorder of Deeds Galveston TX PO Box 17253 77552 409-766-2200


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices maintain a number of property-related county records, including property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Galveston County Tax Collector Galveston TX 722 21st Street 77550 409-766-2285


Archives preserve historically significant documents, which can include a number of county records, such as historical birth certificates and death certificates, as well as marriage and divorce records which can be useful when performing genealogical research. Archives may also contain photographs, historical maps, personal documents, and other historical records about a specific location and the people who lived there. They may also hold historic newspapers that contain county records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Texas City Birth & Death Records Archive Texas TX 1801 9th Avenue North 77590 409-643-5914