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Culberson County, Texas Facts

Culberson County

When was Culberson County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 10, 1911 (organized on January 5, 1912 ) from El Paso County. This county was named for David Browning Culberson, a lawyer, U.S. Congressman, and soldier in the Civil War.

What is the County Seat of Culberson County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Van Horn also, the county government website is www.co.culberson.tx.us.

What counties are adjacent to Culberson County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Eddy County, New Mexico (north), Reeves County (east), Jeff Davis County (south), Hudspeth County (west), Otero County, New Mexico (northwest) .

What cities and towns are in Culberson County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Van Horn.


Culberson County, TX Vital Records

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


Culberson County, TX Census Records

What Culberson County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Culberson County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1920, 1930, 1940.

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.


Culberson County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Culberson County Courthouse

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

  • Culberson County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: Box 158, Van Horn 79855
  • Culberson 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) 283-2058 Ext. 32
    • Birth & Death Records: 1911
    • Marriage Records: 1911
    • Land Records: 1911
    • Probate Records: 1911 
    • Court Records: 1911
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Culberson County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Culberson Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Culberson Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Culberson Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Culberson Co. TX General and History Websites

Culberson Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Culberson Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Culberson Co. TX Military Records

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