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Dallam County, Texas Facts

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When was Dallam County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on July 28, 1891 ) from Young Territory. This county was named for James Wilmer Dallam, a lawyer and newspaper publisher who had a close association with the Supreme Court of Texas.

What is the County Seat of Dallam County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Dalhart also, the county government website is www.dallam.org/.

What counties are adjacent to Dallam County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Cimarron County, Oklahoma (north), Sherman County (east), Hartley County (south), Union County, New Mexico (west) .

What cities and towns are in Dallam County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Dalhart, Perico, Texline.


Dallam County, TX Vital Records

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


Dallam County, TX Census Records

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

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


Dallam County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Dallam County Courthouse

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

  • Dallam County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 1023, Dalhart 79022
  • Dallam 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) 244-4751
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1891
    • Land Records: 1891
    • Probate Records: 1891 
    • Court Records: 1892
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Dallam County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Dallam Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Dallam Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Dallam Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Dallam Co. TX General and History Websites

Dallam Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Dallam Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Dallam Co. TX Military Records

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