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Cooke County Clerk's Office

Rebecca Lawson
County Clerk

Cooke County Courthouse
101 South Dixon, Room 108
Gainesville, Texas  76240


Hours of operation
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.


    The County Clerk’s Office will not be able to issue any out-of-county birth certificates until January 2, 2019  Sorry for the inconvenience. 




    Deed/Marriage/Vital Records

    Criminal and Civil Information

    Phone: (940) 668-5421
    Fax: (940) 668-5522

    Phone: (940) 668-5437
    Fax: (940) 668-5486

    Deed Records
    Marriage Licenses
    Vital Records
    Assumed Name Record (D.B.A.)

    F E E S C H E D U L E S

    Civil Fees in Cooke County Court at Law
    (effective 09-01-2017)

    Probate Fees in Cooke County Court at Law
    (effective 09-01-2017)

    Fees Charged by Sheriff and Constables (Texas)

    Fees Charged by Sheriff and Constables (Cooke County)
    Address for

    Russell Harper, Constable Pct. #2
    has changed. The correct address is
    P.O. Box 526
    Valley View, TX 76272-9234

    Cooke County Clerk Fees of Office, effective 09-01-2013

     --Funeral Homes Only--

    Burial Transit Permits

    Monday - Friday
    FAX Requests to 940-668-5522
    or call 940-668-5421

    After Hours and Holidays,
    Email request to:

    Include a phone number on request

    Election Information

    Reminder:  E-File Mandate Effective January 1, 2016 For Civil and Probate.

    We also started E-FILING CRIMINAL on Monday, November 16, 2015 for the attorneys that were interested.

    The Cooke County Clerk’s Office is currently accepting documents by e-filing, but e-filing is not yet required. Beginning January 1, 2016, e-filing will be mandatory for all Civil and Probate cases pursuant to
    Supreme Court Order  Please see the links below for training videos and helpful information. Assistance and tech support is also available to attorneys from Tyler Technologies, the contractor who provides the e-filing system to the state.

    E-file Support:

    Technical Support: Tyler Technologies. 1-855-839-3453 or

    Civil Clerk Support & Probate Clerk Support (940) 668-5437

    Training and User Guides:

    Trusted Vendors:

    Email Address -
    Phone Number - 866-652-0111
    Website -


    ACCORDING TO STATE LAW, NO PERSONAL OR TITLE SEARCHES ARE ALLOWED TO BE CONDUCTED BY THIS OFFICE. Most official public records are open for the public to make their own searches.  The office staff is here to assist you, if needed, and will gladly do so.

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