Welcome to the Franklin County Clerk's Website
Franklin County Clerk, Betty Crane
MAILING: 200 North Kaufman Street
SHIPPING: 502 East Main Street
Mount Vernon, TX 75457
903-537-2342 x 2
903-537-2962 FAX
bcrane@co.franklin.tx.us
***RECORDING FEES AND MARRIAGE LICENSE FEES INCREASE - EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2014​​  VISIT THE FEE SCHEDULE TAB FOR MORE INFORMATION

​​IMPORTANT NOTICE - DEADLINE TO RECORD DOCUMENTS and ISSUE MARRIAGE LICENSE 4:00 PM 


WE ARE NOW LOCATED at the Old TXDOT / DHS Building on HWY 67 East (502 EAST MAIN). The entrance to our office at the new location is located on the west side of the building (metal door with a small window).  You may also use the front door (glass door) of the building to get to our office.  We are hoping to be back in the Courthouse September 2014.

OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS ONLINE - countygovernmentrecords.com You must register a username, password, enter your credit/debit card information before using the website for the first time. 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. 

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 be sure and correct the problem.

Accepted forms of payment include cash,*checks, cashiers check, and money order. 

*No out-of-state personal checks accepted.
​All checks must have the drivers license and phone number of signer otherwise your documents may be returned unrecorded
.  

​​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.



OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Friday
8AM - 5PM
All Annex East Offices are closed for lunch 12 Noon to 1PM

​​​​​​​​IMPORTANT NOTICE

 WE ARE NOW

​​ABLE TO ISSUE BIRTH

​​ CERTIFICATES IF YOU WERE

​​ BORN IN TEXAS. 

Please call first
​to verify we are able to print your birth certificate.






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2014 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
New Year's - Wednesday - January 1
Martin Luther King Day - January 20
President's Day - February 17
Good Friday - April 18
Memorial Day - May 26
Independence Day - July 4
Labor Day - September 1
Veteran's Day - November 11
Thanksgiving - November 27, 28
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Christmas - December 24, 25, 26