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 Washington County Clerk

Welcome from County Clerk Beth A. Rothermel and the staff of the Washington County Clerk's Office.  Our goal is to provide the citizens of Washington County and all those who utilize this office with professional and friendly service. We have tried to make this site as helpful and user friendly as you will find our office and staff if you visited our courthouse location. We encourage you to follow the links at the bottom of the page. These links cover the County Clerk's varied areas of responsibilities. We also welcome any comments or suggestions you might have regarding this web page or our office.

The County Clerk's office address is: Washington County Courthouse, 100 E. Main Street, Suite 102, Brenham, TX 77833  



For a Marriage License, please make an appointment by calling 979-277-6200 for the County Clerk's Office.

Cost of Marriage License is $81.00, if one or both parties is a Texas resident with valid ID.

Cost of Marriage License is $181.00, if neither party is a Texas resident.

Mailing Address:
Washington County Clerk 
100 E. Main, Suite 102
Brenham, TX 77833

Phone: 979-277-6200
Fax: 979-277-6278


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (open through the lunch hour)
Monday through Friday (except for County holidays)



Guide to your County Government - a comprehensive guide to Washington County Government

Image result for binocular clip art    Search records Deed Records and Vital Statistics Index online at www.edoctecinc.com.

  Bill of Sale Records for Enslaved Individuals (index); volume and page can then be searched and documents viewed at www.edoctecinc.com.  (1836 - 1865)

  To search for individual(s), click on Washington County, then Public Records, then Land.  Enter Volume and page as found on the above index of Bill of Sale.  Our hope is that these records can assist families in their genealogical research.

ASSUMED NAME FORM (fillable) - also called a DBA form (Doing Business As); all owners of the business must sign and have their signature notarized;  The cost to file an Assumed Name form is $25.00. 

ASSUMED NAME WITHDRAWAL FORM - to withdraw name and owners of business; all owners that signed the original Assumed Name must sign and have their signature notarized.  Cost to file is $25.00.

  • The Washington County Clerk offers property owners a free service to alert them of potential property fraud. This service will notify subscribers within 24 hours when a document with their registered name on it has been recorded into the county's Official Public Records. To sign up for this service, click on the following link:

    Fraud Alert

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