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Coke County, Texas Facts

Coke County

When was Coke County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 13, 1889 from Tom Green County. This county was named for Richard Coke, the fifteenth governor of Texas (1874–1876).

What is the County Seat of Coke County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Robert Lee also, the county government website is www.co.coke.tx.us.

What counties are adjacent to Coke County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Nolan County (north), Runnels County (east), Tom Green County (south), Sterling County (west), Mitchell County (northwest) .

What cities and towns are in Coke County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Blackwell , Bronte, Robert Lee.


Coke County, TX Vital Records

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


Coke County, TX Census Records

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

Coke 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.


Coke County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Coke County Courthouse

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

  • Coke County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 13 E. 7th Street, Robert Lee 76945
  • Coke 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: (325) 453-2631
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1890
    • Land Records: 1891
    • Probate Records: 1891 
    • Court Records: 1891
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Coke County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Coke Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Coke Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Coke Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Coke Co. TX General and History Websites

Coke Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Coke Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Coke Co. TX Military Records

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