Welcome to Cherokee County, Texas

District Clerk

District Clerk Janet Gates
Janet Gates
Janet Gates
135 South Main, 2nd Floor
Rusk, Texas 75785
Phone: 903-683-6908
Office Hours: 8AM-12PM & 1PM-4PM
Monday thru Friday, excluding Holidays
email: distclerk@cocherokee.org
Duties & Responsibilities of the DISTRICT CLERK
from the Texas Association of Counties.


Please click below for a copy of our current filing fees:

District Clerk Fees (PDF) - Revised January 1, 2016

(All Documents are in PDF Format - Get PDF reader)

Petition for Order of Nondisclosure (external link)


Child Support Program of the Office of the Attorney General.
Twelfth Court of Appeals serving Cherokee County.


Jury Settings for Cherokee County Juries

2nd Judicial District, the Honorable Chris Day, Judge Presiding, Grand Jury set for
8:30 a.m., Monday, January 23, 2017. Please report to the 2nd Floor Hallway.

County Court At Law, the Honorable Janice Stone, Judge Presiding, jury set for
8:30 a.m., Monday, January 30, 2017. Please report to the Basement.


Please call the day prior to reporting, unless otherwise noticed here of any cancellations.

The number to call is (903) 683-8751, Ext #12, or after hours listen for message.




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