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Fort Bend County Justice Center moving into new facility

The following offices/departments have moved to the new Fort Bend County Justice Center located at 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle Richmond, TX 77469. Although the departments and offices that moved have a new physical address, their mailing address, phone and fax numbers all remain the same!

  • Office of County Clerk (Courts Division only)
  • Fort Bend District Clerk's Office
  • District Attorney's Office
  • District Courts

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Fort Bend County Gov.

FORT BEND COURTHOUSE
They have a searchable online database for marriage, births, and deaths
Resident Records Research
County Clerk
Dianne Wilson

As the County Recorder, the County Clerk is archivist and records manager for most official county documents.

Birth / Death Certificates
This office uses a remote access system to the state's records, Births are dating, at this time, from 1926 to the present.

All deaths recorded in Fort Bend County from 1903 to the present are available.

301 Jackson St.
Richmond 77469
Phone: 281-341-8685
Fax: 281-341-8669


District Clerk
Glory Hopkins
401 Jackson
Richmond 77469
Phone: 281-344-3953

City of Houston Local Registrar (for all of the City of Houston)
8000 N Stadium Drive
Houston TX 77054
Phone: 713-794-9070

Remote Access Offices

FORT BEND COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE
P. O. Box 520
RICHMOND 77406-0520
Phone (281) 341-8685

HOUSTON DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
8000 N. Stadium Dr.
HOUSTON 77054
Phone (713) 794-9070

Funeral Directors

Houston Area Funeral Homes
Katy Funeral Homes
Missouri City Funeral Homes
Needville Funeral Homes
Richmond Funeral Homes
Rosenberg Funeral Homes
Stafford Funeral Homes
Sugar Land Funeral Homes


Libraries

Other Libraries

Texas State Library and Archives Commission
P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research
(part of the Houston Public Library system)
5300 Caroline
Houston, TX 77004-6896
832-393-2600
Do you need help with your genealogical Lineage Society Application? Visit our experts on lineage research each Wednesday night, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, in the Clayton Library Main Library for a FREE consultation.
the Clayton Library Friends


Museum

The Fort Bend County Museum Association

The Fort Bend County Museum Association has preserved and interpreted Fort Bend County and Texas history for nearly 40 years.

Fort Bend County partnered with the Fort Bend Museum to preserve the historic Dew Plantation House in Missouri City. In 2006, the House made a monumental three-mile move down Highway 6 South into Kitty Hollow Park where it is being renovated and developed as the DeWalt Heritage Center.



Fort Bend Libraries

George Memorial Library (Main Branch)
1001 Golfview Drive
Richmond, Tx 77469
281-342-4455
The Genealogy and Local History Department of Fort Bend County Libraries
housed at the George Memorial Library.
The Fort Bend County Libraries Obituary Database

Fort Bend Library system map

Newspapers

Fort Bend Herald
Rosenberg Herald-Coaster Obituaries
1902 South Fourth Street
Rosenberg, TX 77471-4998
Phone: 281-342-4474
email Online Editor - Chris Sansone

Stafford, TX - Fort Bend Southwest Sun
13815 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Phone 281-674-1370
Darlene Hall, General Manager
e-mail address:dhall@HCNonline.com
John Pape, Editor
e-mail address: fbeditor@HCNonline.com

The Fort Bend Star
4655 Techniplex Dr., Suite 300,
Stafford, TX 77477
Phone 281-690-4200
Fax 281-690-4250.
e-mail address: starnews@fortbendstar.com.

Societies

Ft. Bend County Genealogical Society

I am sorry to report that our group is in process of being defunct. Due to lack of attendance, we have decided to disband as of 12/31/10. Please remove any email or postal addresses about our group. Hopefully there will be some interest again in the future.

Chris Hubbard


Family History Centers in Fort Bend, Texas

Richmond Texas
602 Eldridge Road
Sugar Land, Fort Bend, Texas, United States
Phone: 281-240-1524
Hours: T 9am-8pm; W 10am-9pm; Th 6pm-9pm; Sat 9am-1pm

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