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Crane County, Texas Facts

Crane County

When was Crane County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 26, 1887 (organized on August 12, 1927 ) from Tom Green County. This county was named for William Carey Crane, a president of Baylor University.

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

What counties are adjacent to Crane County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Ector County (north), Upton County (east), Crockett County (southeast), Pecos County (south), Ward County (west).

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

Crane County, TX Vital Records

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

Crane County, TX Census Records

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

Crane 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.

Crane County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Crane County Courthouse

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

  • Crane County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 578, Crane 79731
  • Crane 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) 558-3581
    • Birth & Death Records: 1927
    • Marriage Records: 1927
    • Land Records: 1927
    • Probate Records: 1927
    • Court Records: 1927
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Crane County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Crane Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Crane Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Crane Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Crane Co. TX General and History Websites

Crane Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Crane Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Crane Co. TX Military Records

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