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Genealogy Corner

Welcome to Genealogy Corner


Come see just how deep our roots run in Collin County. Explore our archive of historical marriage licenses, some of which date back to 1884, as well as school census records and a complete listing of Collin County Elected Officials both past and present. In addition, we have provided access to birth indexes, death indexes and marriage indexes.

Need a copy for a project or family album? Certified copies are available for a small fee.

Ready to get started?  Just click on the links above and let us know where you would like to go today.

For more information on the available records you may contact us by email at or by calling our Vital Records Department at 972-548-4185.

Collin McKinney

Collin McKinney
is the namesake of both the county and county seat. You're invited to watch the short video Collin McKinney: Man of Vision to learn more about his legacy.

Audie Murphy

Men and Women from Collin County in the Armed Forces during World War II is a publication recognizing the Collin County citizens who served their country in various capacities throughout the second World War.  It includes a picture and a brief bio of each service member including Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier of WWII.   To search its contents, click on Audie Murphy’s photo then enter the first and/or last name of the person you are researching.

Do you know how the City of Frisco got its name? What famous outlaws used to frequently visit their cousin’s house in McKinney? Visit our Did You Know? section to find these other interesting facts about the very colorful history of Collin County.​​