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Tillman County, Oklahoma Facts

Tillman County

When was Tillman County, OK Created?
Tillman County was established on July 16, 1907 from Comanche lands. The county was named in honor of U.S. Senator Benjamin Tillman of South Carolina.

What is the County Seat of Tillman County, OK?
The County Seat is located in Frederick and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Tillman County, OK?
Bordering Counties are Kiowa County (north), Comanche County (northeast), Cotton County (east), Wichita County, Texas (south), Wilbarger County, Texas (southwest), Jackson County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Tillman County, OK?
Cities and towns located in the County include Davidson, Frederick, Grandfield, Hollister, Loveland, Manitou, Tipton

Tillman County, OK Vital Records

Where can find Tillman County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Tillman County vital records can be found at the Oklahoma Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, and death records since October 1908. County marriage and divorce records are located in the local Clerk of Courts officeThere is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Oklahoma for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.

You can search online for Tillman County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Oklahoma Birth Certificate or Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Tillman County, OK Census Records

What Tillman County, OK census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Tillman County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Another census resource is the Oklahoma Territorial Census, 1890 and 1907. You will discover free online in addition to printable census forms that can help with your research. See Also Oklahoma Census Records Research Guide.

Tillman County, OK Courthouse and Government Records

Tillman County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Tillman County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Tillman County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Oklahoma Corthouse Records Research Guide. The Book Guide to the Historical Records of Oklahoma, indicates location of county records, including those of tax and assessments.

  • Tillman County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 102 S Main St, Frederick, OK 73542
    • Phone: (580) 335-5536
  • Tillman County Clerk's Office is responsible for preserving all the legal instruments filed by private citizens and public officials with the County Clerk's office. The office maintains files of all real estate records, plats, judgments, liens, patents, military discharges, school records, county personnel, insurance and retirement records for employees, meeting notices, commissioners' proceedings and other documents. Although county clerks record births and deaths and provide information on request, certificates are available only from the Vital Records Section, State Department of Health
    • Birth / Death Records: 1908
    • Land Records: 1902
  • Tillman County Court Clerk's Office has the primary responsibility to record, file, and maintain permanent records of the proceedings of the District Court. We collect fines, fees, and forfeitures, and distribute the collected monies as provided by law to the appropriate agencies. There are numerous types of cases filed with the Court Clerk's Office some of which include: Civil, Small Claims, Probate, Guardianship, Adoption, Felony, Misdemeanor, Search Warrants, Licenses and more...
    • Marriage Records: 1907 
    • Probate Records: 1907 
    • Court Records: 1908 
  • Oklahoma, Applications for Allotment, Five Civilized Tribes, 1899-1907
  • BLM Land Records

Tillman County, OK Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Tillman County, OK?
A list of Tillman County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Oklahoma Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Tillman County, OK Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Tillman County, OK?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Tillman County.

Tillman Co. OK Books, Newspapers & Publications

Tillman Co. OK Cemeteries & Church Records

Tillman Co. OK Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Tillman Co. OK General and History Websites

Tillman Co. OK Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Tillman Co. OK Military Records

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