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
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.
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 Expresshttp://texascourthelp.gov/
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
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
UPDATE June 2020 - The County Clerk's office has an express window (inside the courthouse) for customers to drop off / pick up recordings, get marriage licenses, birth / death certificates of anything of that nature. Our records room is only open for researchers. One researcher will be allowed in the records room at a time. If two people need to do research, one must wait in the hallway and take turns. At this time we do not have a time limit for a researcher but if we have several researchers we will set one.
We now offer eRecording through Simplifile and CSC.