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Falls County, Texas Facts

Falls County

When was Falls County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on January 28, 1850 from Milam County and Limestone County. This county was named for the Falls on the Brazos .

What is the County Seat of Falls County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Marlin also, the county government website is unknown.

What counties are adjacent to Falls County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Limestone County (northeast), Robertson County (southeast), Milam County (south), Bell County (southwest), McLennan County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Falls County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bruceville-Eddy , Golinda , Lott, Marlin, Rosebud.


Falls County, TX Vital Records

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


Falls County, TX Census Records

What Falls County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Falls 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.

Falls Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Falls Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Falls 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.


Falls County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Falls County Courthouse

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

  • Falls County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 458, Marlin 76661
  • Falls 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: (254) 883-1408
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1854
    • Land Records: 1850
    • Probate Records: 1851 
    • Court Records:1851
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Falls County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Falls Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Falls Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Falls Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Falls Co. TX General and History Websites

Falls Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Falls Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Falls Co. TX Military Records

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