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Andrews County, Texas

Andrews County

Andrews 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.

The Andrews County Seat is located in Andrews also, the county government website is

Areas bordering to Andrews County are Gaines County (north), Martin County (east), Midland County (southeast), Ector County (south), Winkler County (southwest), Lea County, New Mexico (west) .

Cities and towns located in Andrews County include Andrews.

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 consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found 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.

One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.

Andrews County Societies and Family History Resources

A list of Andrews County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Andrews County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers typically overlook the great importance of Andrews County court, probate, and land documents as a source of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Texas courthouses and archives everywhere are the aspirations and worries of many Texas citizens.

The chances are excellent that your particular forefathers have left a detailed record of at least a number of elements of their lives in the Andrews County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other methods that could have lead to her or him to appear in court records.

The following facts denotes exactly what death, marriage, birth, land, probate, and legal records will be in Andrews County. The dates pointed out listed below tend to be the first recognized records with this county. Some early records  prior to organization on July 16, 1910 may be located in Shackelford County, Mitchell County, Martin County, Midland and Howard County

I highly recommend you get in touch with the clerk's office to validate hours, mailing address, fees and other facts prior to visiting or asking for information because of sometimes changing contact info. The Department Offices DO NOT DO RESEARCH. The data files are accessible to interested parties, barring confidential issues. A good number of workers will aid persons in obtaining the resources, however it's up to the man or women to do the research.
  • 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
  • Andrews County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Andrews County Links

The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources relating to Andrews County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a payment. This is basically a collection that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to present your own most liked Andrews County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Andrews Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Andrews Co. TX Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Andrews Co. TX Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Andrews Co. TX Census Records

Andrews Co. TX Cemeteries & Graveyards

Andrews Co. TX Church & Bible 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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