Welcome to the Franklin County Clerk's Website
    Franklin County Clerk
​​Betty Crane

     PO Box 1047
   200 North Kaufman Street
   Mount Vernon, TX 75457
  Phone - 903-537-2342 x 2​ or 903-537-8357
903-537-2962 FAX
countyclerk@co.franklin.tx.us

Online Records-  countygovernmentrecords.com  You may VIEW for FREE and print for a fee with a credit or debit card. Monthly subscriptions are available or purchase copies as you go.  

​PUBLIC USERS will only see the index (no images).  REGISTERED USERS will view index and images.  

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Contract and Lien / Oil and Gas Lease Records are now available online (indexed and imaged) from 1910 forward. Deed records are online from 1843 forward.  (Indexed and Imaged)  If you find a document that does not have an image, let us know.  We will correct the problem.

Accepted forms of payment include cash,*checks,**credit cards, debit cards, cashier check, and money order. *No out-of-state personal checks accepted.  ​All checks must have the driver's license and phone number of signer otherwise your documents may be returned unrecorded​.​**There is a minimum convenience fee of $1 or 2.85% of the purchase when using a credit or debit card.  USING YOUR CREDIT CARD to make a payment?  Please call 903-537-2342 x 2 to make a credit card payment over the phone.​​

​​​If you have questions about us accepting your check, please contact us at 903-537- 2342 x 2
Return check fee $30. Returned checks will not be re-deposited.

**Credit / Debit cards accepted - Discover, Visa & MasterCard​​
We DO NOT ACCEPT American Express​





OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Thursday 
8AM - 5PM
Closed for lunch​  12 - 1


Friday Hours - 8AM - 4PM​
Open during lunch​
2016 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Christmas - December 23 & 26


2017 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE​​
​New Year's Day - January 2
Martin Luther King Day - January 16
President's Day - February 20
Good Friday - April 14
Memorial Day - May 29
Independence Day - July 4
Labor Day - September 4​​​​​​
Columbus Day - October 9
Veteran's Day - November 10
Thanksgiving - November 23, 24
Christmas Eve - December 22
Christmas Day - December 25​​​
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​Foreclosures can be found HERE.  
​County Court Dockets can be found HERE.
Agendas and Minutes can be found HERE




​​​IMPORTANT NOTICE - Monday - Thursday DEADLINE TO RECORD DOCUMENTS 4:00 PM
Mon - Thurs HOURS WE ISSUE MARRIAGE LICENSE 8 AM - 11:30 AM & 1 PM - 3:30 PM​

​Friday DEADLINE TO RECORD DOCUMENTS 3:45 PM​
Friday HOURS WE ISSUE MARRIAGE LICENSE 8 AM - 3:30 PM
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