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Coleman County, Texas Facts

Coleman County

When was Coleman County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 1, 1858 (organized on October 6, 1864 ) from Brown County and Travis County. This county was named for Robert M. Coleman, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and soldier at the Battle of San Jacinto.

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

What counties are adjacent to Coleman County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Callahan County (north), Brown County (east), McCulloch County (south), Concho County (southwest), Runnels County (west), Taylor County (northwest) .

What cities and towns are in Coleman County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Coleman, Novice, Santa Anna.


Coleman County, TX Vital Records

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


Coleman County, TX Census Records

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

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


Coleman County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Coleman County Courthouse

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

  • Coleman County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 100 West Liveoak, Ste 105, Coleman 76834
  • Coleman 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) 625-2889
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1876
    • Land Records: 1876
    • Probate Records: 1876 
    • Court Records: 1876
  • Texas, Coleman County Records, 1849-2008
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Coleman County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Coleman Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Coleman Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Coleman Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Coleman Co. TX General and History Websites

Coleman Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Coleman Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Coleman Co. TX Military Records

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