Karnes County, TX Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records
Karnes County records are maintained by the Karnes County Clerk (http://www.co.jones.tx.us/ips/cms/countyoffices/countyClerk.html), who keeps original copies of vital statistics, with copies sent to the state. Statewide recording of births and deaths began in 1903. Records kept include birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, and other records. Birth records are confidential for 75 years; death records, 25 years. Certified copies are provided to qualified applicants, but anyone can obtain a verification letter. The Karnes County Clerk directs patrons to the state website at http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/vs/default.shtm for copies of vital records; a certified copy of a birth certificate costs $22.00; death certificates and marriage certificates cost $20.00 each.
Karnes County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records
101 N Panna Maria Ave, #9
Karnes City, TX 78118-2929
Hours of Operation: 8AM-5PM
Real Estate: 830-780-3938
Vital Records: 830-780-3938
Recording Officer: County Clerk
Assessor Fax: 830-780-4530
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