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County Clerk Elaine CardenasElaine Cárdenas
Hays County Clerk

Updated July 10, 2020

All Hays County Clerk’s office locations are assisting customers by appointment only for Marriage License issuance and Birth/Death certificate issuance.

We will continue to offer all other services by E-Record, E-file, mail, fax, telephone and email. Our offices have been professionally disinfected; our staff have been quarantined for the CDC recommended time period and have no positive test results.

We will issue appointments with the following guidelines:

  • Face masks must be worn the entire time in the office.
  • Only applicants are allowed in the lobby; no one else, including children, may enter.
  • No same-day appointments.

 

Contact Information:
Hays County Clerk’s Office
712 S. Stagecoach Trail, Suite 2008

San Marcos TX 78666
Phone 512.393.7330  

FAX 512.393.7735 

Email: ccsearches@co.hays.tx.us

 

The County Clerk’s Office includes two divisions – Records and Courts – both led by the elected County Clerk. The staff provides a number of services for the residents of Hays County, including the recording and maintenance of all Commissioners Court minutes, Official Public Records, and County Court Records.

County Clerk fee information is available as a PDF (Portable Document Format) and requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed. Information about paying by credit card.

Plat map printing and issuance of writs are available ONLY at the San Marcos office. All other services are available at all four locations.

We will issue Marriage Licenses by appointment with the following guidelines:

  • Both applicants must complete the online application prior to their appointment: https://erss.co.hays.tx.us/web/.
  • Face masks must be worn the entire time in the office.
  • Only applicants are allowed in the lobby; no one else, including children, may enter.
  • No same-day appointments.

The department for official public records, including Commissioners Court archives, property deed recordings, liens, marriage licenses, birth and death certificates, beer and wine license applications, DBA’s, Military discharges, and Marks & Brands.

 Birth/Death Certificate Information

Marriage License Information

Assumed Name Certificate for Businesses

Marks & Brands

Posting of Meeting Notices

Helpful Links

The department where criminal misdemeanor cases, civil, probate and guardianship cases are filed, accepts criminal payments, accepts original wills for filing (for probate or safekeeping), Letters of Testamentary, Administration and Guardianship, and issuance of citations.

Find out more about the Courts department and its services.

Juror Information for County Courts-at-Law.

 

 

 

(Felony Criminal Cases and Divorces are filed in the District Clerk’s Office. Juror information for District Courts. For juror information for Justice of the Peace courts, contact the court where you are serving as juror.)

COUNTY CLERK OFFICE LOCATIONS

 

NOTICE: PLEASE See Main County Clerk Page on doing business with Hays Co during COVID-19 Pandemic

Locations:
  1. Hays County Government Center

712 S. Stagecoach Trail Ste. 2008 San Marcos, TX. 78666 (512) 393-7330  Payment options
include credit and debit cards, checks, and cash–exact amount only. 

NOTE: Plat Map printing and Issuance of Writs is available ONLY at the San Marcos office.

Days & Hours:  Mon. – Fri. from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. This office is no longer
open late on Wednesdays

  1. Hays County Precinct 2

5458 FM 2770, Ste. 120 Kyle, TX. 78640 (512) 393-7330

Days & Hours:  Tues.-Fri. from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CLOSED for lunch from Noon-1 p.m. Payment options include credit and debit cards, checks, and cash–exact amount only.

  1. Hays County Precinct 3

200 Stillwater Ste. 101 Wimberley, TX. 78676 (512) 878-6684

Days & Hours: Tues.-Fri. from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CLOSED for lunch from Noon – 1 p.m.  Payment options include credit and debit cards, checks, and cash–exact amount only.

 

  1. Hays County Precinct 4

    **This location is closed as of June 22 for repairs to the building.**

195 Roger Hanks Pkwy Ste. 113 Dripping Springs, TX. 78620 (512) 878-6683

Days & Hours:  Tues.-Fri. from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CLOSED for lunch from Noon-1 p.m.

Payment options include credit and debit cards, checks, and cash–exact amount only.

 

County Clerk
Elaine H. Cárdenas, MBA, PhD

Address:
Hays Government Center, Suite 2008
712 S. Stagecoach Trail
San Marcos, Texas 78666

Phone:
512.393.7330

Fax:
512.393.7735

Email:
ccsearches@co.hays.tx.us

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