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County Clerk

Brenda Fietsam 

Physical Address: 246 W. Colorado St, La Grange (North of the Courthouse)
Mailing Address: PO Box 59, La Grange, TX  78945
Phone Number: (979) 968-3251
Fax Number: (979) 968-8531
Office Email:county.clerk@co.fayette.tx.us

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm (CLOSED from Noon until 1:00pm)
                       Please call the Office for Holiday Closures.

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                 You may request copies directly from our office by email, county.clerk@co.fayette.tx.us.

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Types of Records in the County Clerk's Office:
Assumed Name Records
Births and Deaths of Fayette County
Civil Cases

Commissioners Court Minutes
Election Records
Marks and Brands (All NEW Brands must be done in person to ensure design availability)
Marriage Records
Misdemeanor Criminal Cases
Naturalization Records (All indexes of Naturalization Records are in the District Clerk's Office)
Official Records - includes Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Oil, Gas, Mineral Leases
Probate Cases

Uniform Commercial Code Filings

As of July 17, 2006, all County, Special and General Elections, as well as VOTER REGISTRATION, became the responsibility of the Fayette County Elections Administrator


-Recording Specs - 2022

All documents to be recorded in the Fayette County Clerk's Office must be an original or certified copy.
The property must be located in Fayette County and include the complete legal description.

Plat Recordings - Please call our Office for Requirements @ 979-968-3251. 

Fee Schedule - Effective 1/01/2024

2024 Sheriff’s & Constables’ Fee Schedule

  • Criminal e-Filing Notice

    EFFECTIVE: On July 1, 2019, attorneys will be required to e-File documents in criminal cases, except for complaints/indictments, as mandated by the Texas Supreme Court and Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Misc. Docket No. 16-003.

    The Fayette County Clerk is mandated to follow the rules set by the Texas Supreme Court. Should you have any questions concerning e-Filing with the Fayette County Clerk, please contact our office Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00AM-5:00PM.

    Order Mandating Electronic Filing in Criminal Cases

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  • TABC Certification

    TABC County Clerk Required Certifications

    The Fayette County Clerk’s office certifies TABC applications for the type of license/permit for which you are applying, as required by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code.

    Our office accepts either of the following applications when requesting certification:

                                                    L-CERT (7/2022)

                                                    AIMS Application

    Applications can be brought in or mailed.  All pages must be included or it will not be accepted.  All signatures must be originals.

    Fees:  $5.00 for each type of certification required.

    Per TABC code, the County Clerk’s office has 30 days in which to certify or deny the application.

    For more information on TABC applications, visit www.tabc.texas.gov or contact your local TABC office.

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