Wharton County, Texas
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Wharton is a county in Texas. It was formed in 1846 from the following county/ies: Colorado/Jackson/Matagorda/Brazoria. Wharton began keeping birth records in 1903, marriage records in 1847, and death records in 1903. It began keeping land records in 1837, probate records in 1846, and court records in 1847. For more information, contact the county at P.O. Box 69, Wharton 77488-0069. On the attached map, Wharton is located at R13.
For information about the state of Texas see Texas Family History Research.