Grimes County Courthouse
picture taken by Terry Meyers and shared by Maurine Wehmeyer
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Grimes County Coordinator Vanessa Burzynski
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Grimes County was created in 1846 from a portion of Montgomery County. The county was named for Jesse Grimes; one of Stephen F. Austin's Colonists, a Texas Declaration of Independence signer, and State Senator. The county seat is the town of Anderson; the present court house was built in 1894. Four prior court houses had been destroyed; one by wind and three by fire. In 2000, the population was 23,552 in a land area of 664 square miles, an average of 35.5 people per square mile.
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GRIMES COUNTY MESSAGE BOARD
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GRIMES COUNTY LOCAL RESOURCES
101 S. Main St.
P. O. Box 209
Anderson, Texas 77830
Tel: (936) 873-4410
Fax: (936) 873-3308
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8-12 & 1-4:30
Real Property (Deed) Records
Birth and Death Records
Probate (Wills) Records
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This page last updated on March 9, 2015.
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