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Welcome to Presidio County, Texas


County Information

Presidio County was created from [an error occurred while processing this directive] Bexar County on 3 January, 1850, although county operations did not begin until 1875. The county seat is Marfa.

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picture of 1928 Marfa, Texas.

Marriage and probate records are available from 1875; deeds and district court minutes are available from 1876. None of these records have been microfilmed. Records prior to 1875 may be found in the counties which contained this area of western Texas:

1831-1866     [an error occurred while processing this directive] Bexar County
1866-1875     [an error occurred while processing this directive] El Paso County

Presidio County Courthouse
320 N. Highland St.
Marfa, TX 79843
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