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Montgomery County

County Clerk


Principle Duties:

  • Serves as clerk and custodian of records for the Commissioners Court, Constitutional County Court and Statutory County Courts.
  • Acts as a recorder and custodian of important public records, including all bonds, deeds, birth and death certificates, assumed names and livestock brands, ensuring that records are maintained in a secure, archival manner.
  • Issues marriage licenses.
  • Serves as chief elections officer in most counties.


In Texas Counties with a population of fewer than 8,000 (unless there has been a special election) the County Clerk also serves as the District Clerk and assumes all constitutional and statutory duties of both positions.

In Texas counties with a population of fewer than 8,000, unless there has been a special election, the county clerk also serves as the district clerk, assuming all constitutional and statutory duties of the district clerk, along with those of county clerk.

For more complete information about the duties of a district clerk, county clerk and other county officials, see the “2016 Guide to Texas Laws for County Officials."





EF Forum on January 11th Source

Submitted by john wertz on 2018-01-13 20:51:41