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Franklin Street, Houston, Texas 77002, United States
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Harris County Court Cases

Find Harris County court case information. Lookup your case detail via the Harris County case website. Harris County Texas was established in 1836. The county was once part of One of the original 23 counties. The county was named after John Richardson Harris, early settler and founder of Harrisburg, Texas, which eventually became known as Houston, Harris County covers an area of 1,729 square miles and has a reported population of 4092459. The county seat and court are located in the city of Houston, Texas.

Crime & Case Details for Harris County

For 2016, the following crime related statistics were reported in the county:

  • DWI & Alcohol-Related Driving Deaths: 714
  • Violent Crime Cases: 30906
  • Murder / Homicide Rate (per 100k residents): 8.8

For the felony cases tried in the county last year (2016), here’s how the defendants were sentenced:

  • Prison: 7830
  • Texas State Jail: 4613
  • County Jail: 6220
  • Probation Time: 858
  • Fines Only: 37

Harris County Court Case Volume

As of August 2016, the county had the following active-pending caseload volume:

  • Civil Cases: 46624
  • Family Relations Cases: 40321
  • Juvenile Cases: 2417
  • Criminal Cases: 17322