Established by Constitution the office of County Clerk has been in existence in Texas since 1836, superseding the escribano (secretary) of Spanish-Mexican rule.
The Texas Constitution, Article 5, Section 20 states: "There shall be elected for each county by qualified voters, a County Clerk, who shall hold his office for four years, who shall be clerk of the County and Commissioners' Courts and recorder of the county, whose duties, perquisites and fees of office shall be prescribed by the Legislature, and a vacancy in whose office shall be filled by the Commissioners Court, until the next general election; provided, that in counties having a population of less than 8,000 persons there may be an election of a single Clerk, who shall perform the duties of District and County Clerk"
About the County Clerk's Office:
The County Clerk along with a staff of Deputy Clerks:
- Serves as Clerk for the County Court, County Court at Law No. 1 and 2, and Commissioners' Court
- Keeps and maintains important public records pertaining to the courts as well as records pertaining to real and personal property
- Issues Marriage License
- Records Marks and Brands
Julie Smith, County Clerk
Julie Smith has served as County Clerk since January 1, 2007 and holds an active membership in the County and District Clerks' Association and the Urban Recorders Alliance.
P.O. Box 9638
Amarillo, TX 79105
500 South Fillmore, Suite 201
Amarillo, TX 79101
TELEPHONE INFORMATION: The County Clerk's Office will provide general information concerning the office. We will not disseminate specific information contained in our records over the telephone.
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Assumed Name Certificate Information
Notice of Public Sale
Marriage License Information
Potter County Wet/Dry Status
Other Forms and Information:
Civil Case Information Sheet
Official Public Records Recording Fees
Probate/Civil Filing Fees - Effective 1-1-2016
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