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Andrews County, Texas Facts

Andrews County

When was Andrews County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized July 16, 1910) from Young Territory. This county was named for Richard Andrews (?–1835), the first Texan soldier to die in the Texas Revolution.

What is the County Seat of Andrews County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Andrews also, the county government website is www.co.andrews.tx.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Andrews County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Gaines County (north), Martin County (east), Midland County (southeast), Ector County (south), Winkler County (southwest), Lea County, New Mexico (west) .

What cities and towns are in Andrews County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Andrews.


Andrews County, TX Vital Records

Where can find Andrews County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Andrews County vital records can be found at the Texas Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records reported from 1903. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Texas for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Andrews County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.


Andrews County, TX Census Records

What Andrews County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Andrews County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Andrews Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. Andrews Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1880. Andrews Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890.

Another census resource is the Texas, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index from 1820-1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Texas Census Records Research Guide.


Andrews County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Andrews County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Andrews County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Andrews County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Corthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Andrews County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 215 NW 1st Street, Andrews, TX 79714
  • Andrews County Clerk is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
    • Phone: (432) 524-1426
    • Birth & Death Records: 1884
    • Marriage Records: 1910
    • Land Records: 1910
    • Probate Records: 1910 
    • Court Records: 1910
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Andrews County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

Where can I connect with other Andrews County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?

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

Andrews Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Andrews Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Andrews Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Andrews Co. TX General and History Websites

Andrews Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Andrews Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Andrews Co. TX Military Records

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