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 -  903-537-8357
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.  You will need to register a user name and password.  You will be able to view index and clear 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​



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


Friday Hours - 8AM - 4PM​
Open during lunch​


2020 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE​​

​New Year's Day - January 1
Martin Luther King Day - January 20
President's Day - February 17
Good Friday - April 10
Memorial Day - May 25
Independence Day - July 3
Labor Day - September 7
Veteran's Day - November 11
Thanksgiving - November 26, 27
Christmas  - December 24, 25
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​Foreclosures can be found HERE.  
​County Court Dockets can be found HERE.
Agendas can be found HERE








​​​​​​IMPORTANT NOTICE - Monday - Thursday DEADLINE TO RECORD DOCUMENTS 4:00 PM
Mon - Thursday 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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UPDATE May 4, 2020 -  As of this date the courthouse is OPENED to the public.  Each office has their own rules so be sure and follow them.  The County Clerk's Office will assist customers in the hallway or in the parking lot (curbside) like we have been doing.  If you need to do business in the County Clerk's office and do not feel comfortable coming inside the courthouse, please call 903-537-8357 and we will assist you in the parking lot behind the courthouse (just like we have already been doing).
We now offer eRecording through Simplifile and CSC.