Karnes County Clerk

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Karnes County Clerk Details

Address and Phone Number for Karnes County Clerk, a Clerk Office, at North Panna Maria Avenue, Karnes TX.

Karnes County Clerk
101 North Panna Maria Avenue
Karnes, Texas, 78118

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About the Karnes County Clerk

The Karnes County Clerk, located in Karnes, Texas, is the official keeper of public records for Karnes County. The Clerk's office ensures that public records are retained, archived, and made accessible to the public in accordance with all laws and regulations. Clerks also support the elections process and provide a variety of transactional services. The Clerk's duties are established and regulated through a combination of Texas state statutes, local ordinances and charters, and other regulations.

You may contact the Karnes County Clerk's office for questions about:
  • Karnes County public records
  • Karnes County vital records: birth certificates, marriage and death certificates
  • Land, property, mortgage, and title deed records
  • Marriage licenses, applications, and records
  • Divorce records and applications
  • Karnes County licenses, permits, and business registrations
  • Voter registration, elections, and polls
Karnes County Public Records

The Karnes County Clerk maintains a range of public records. The Clerk's Office keeps Karnes County vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death certificates. The Clerk also keeps documents involving land or land transactions, including deeds, mortgages, attachments, tax liens, judgments, maps, floor plans, probate certificates, variances, and all other legal documents pertaining to land use and transfers.

The Clerk's office handles and stores a large volume of documents, dating back to the founding of Karnes County. Copies of local public records may be available for request as many archival documents have been digitized.

Marriage Licenses & Applications

The Karnes County Clerk provides information on Karnes County marriage licenses and applications including the application process, forms and requirements. The Office of the Clerk maintains marriage certificates and records for all couples legally married in Karnes County, TX and may provide certified copies for a nominal fee.

Karnes County Permits & Licenses

In addition to keeping Karnes County public records, the Clerk issues a variety of licenses and permits to the public including dog licenses, hunting and fishing licenses, liquor licenses, parking permits, and permits for special events, as well as providing notary public services. The Clerk's office also registers business names for businesses operating in Karnes County.

Voter Registration & Elections

The Karnes County Clerk supports the elections process by providing assistance to candidates filing elections paperwork and voters submitting petitions, and by working with the Board of Elections. Clerks administer the oath of office to elected officials. The Clerk's Office may also help register voters.

Public Meeting Minutes

The Clerk is responsible for posting public meetings records, such as meeting notices, agendas, and minutes, in accordance with local governing laws and regulations in that state of Texas and the county seat of Karnes County and how long these records must be made public.

Contact the Karnes County Clerk

You may contact the Clerk's Office by calling 830-780-3938, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Karnes County Clerk, 101 North Panna Maria Avenue, Karnes, Texas, 78118