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Armstrong County, Texas Facts

Armstrong County

When was Armstrong County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized March 8, 1890) from Young Territory. This county was named for one of several Texas pioneer families, although it is not certain which one .

What is the County Seat of Armstrong County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Claude also, the county government website is www.co.armstrong.tx.us.

What counties are adjacent to Armstrong County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Carson County (north), Gray County (northeast), Donley County (east), Briscoe County (south), Swisher County (southwest), Randall County (west), Potter County (northwest) .

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


Armstrong County, TX Vital Records

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


Armstrong County, TX Census Records

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

Armstrong Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. Armstrong Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1880. Armstrong 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.


Armstrong County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Armstrong County Courthouse

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

  • Armstrong County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 100 Trice Street  , P.O. Box 309, Claude 79019
  • Armstrong 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: (806) 226-2081
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1890
    • Land Records: 1890
    • Probate Records: 1890
    • Court Records: 1890
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Armstrong County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Armstrong Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Armstrong Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Armstrong Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Armstrong Co. TX General and History Websites

Armstrong Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Armstrong Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Armstrong Co. TX Military Records

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