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Angelina County, Texas Facts

Angelina County

When was Angelina County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 22, 1846 from Nacogdoches County. This county was named for a Hainai Native American woman who assisted early Spanish missionaries, whom they called "Little Angel" (Spanish: Angelina) .

What is the County Seat of Angelina County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Lufkin also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Angelina County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Nacogdoches County (north), San Augustine County (northeast), Jasper County (southeast), Tyler County (south), Polk County (southwest), Trinity County (west), Houston County (west), Cherokee County (northwest) .

What cities and towns are in Angelina County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Burke, Diboll, Hudson, Huntington, Lufkin, Zavalla.

Angelina County, TX Vital Records

Where can find Angelina County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Angelina 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 Angelina 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.

Angelina County, TX Census Records

What Angelina County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Angelina County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Angelina Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Angelina Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Angelina Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860.

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.

Angelina County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Angelina County Courthouse

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

  • Angelina County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 215 East Lufkin Avenue, Lufkin, Texas, Lufkin 75902
  • Angelina 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: (936) 634-8339
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903 for Birth; 1857 for death
    • Marriage Records: 1846
    • Land Records: 1846
    • Probate Records: 1850
    • Court Records: 1846
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Angelina County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Angelina Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Angelina Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Angelina Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Angelina Co. TX General and History Websites

Angelina Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Angelina Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Angelina Co. TX Military Records

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