County Clerk

Barbara Winchester, County Clerk

Serving citizens for over 28 years.

Appointed as County Clerk in August 2013, and her term ends December 31, 2014.


Upshur County Courthouse

2nd Floor

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 730
Gilmer, TX 75644

Office Hours:

The County Clerk's office is open to the public
8:00am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday



For Public Information please contact Kaye Cain at




Duties of this department involve keeping the public records of the county, including those filed by the general public with the County Clerk and all records of actions of Commissioners Court, the probate courts, and the county court. The County Clerk handles applications for birth certificates, death records and military records. The clerk handles all special and general elections called by the county and provides for assignment of voting equipment and supplies to polling places, trains and coordinates election officials, and tabulates election returns. The County Clerk is elected to a four-year term.