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Dimmit County, Texas
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Dimmit County, Texas Facts

Dimmit County

When was Dimmit County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 1, 1858 (organized on November 2, 1880 ) from Bexar County, Maverick County, Webb CountyUvalde County. This county was named for Philip Dimmitt, a major figure in the Texas Revolution .

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

What counties are adjacent to Dimmit County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Zavala County (north), Frio County (northeast), La Salle County (east), Webb County (south), Maverick County (west) .

What cities and towns are in Dimmit County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Asherton, Big Wells, Carrizo Springs.

Dimmit County, TX Vital Records

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

Dimmit County, TX Census Records

What Dimmit County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Dimmit County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Dimmit Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Dimmit Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Dimmit Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 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.

Dimmit County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Dimmit County Courthouse

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

  • Dimmit County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 103 N. 5th St., Carrizo Springs 78834
  • Dimmit 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: (830) 876-4209
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1881
    • Land Records: 1880
    • Probate Records: 1881 
    • Court Records: 1881
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Dimmit County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Dimmit Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Dimmit Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Dimmit Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Dimmit Co. TX General and History Websites

Dimmit Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Dimmit Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Dimmit Co. TX Military Records

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