Falls County, Texas

Falls County

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

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

Areas bordering to Falls County are Limestone County (northeast), Robertson County (southeast), Milam County (south), Bell County (southwest), McLennan County (northwest).

Cities and towns located in Falls County include Bruceville-Eddy , Golinda , Lott, Marlin, Rosebud.

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 consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found 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.

One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.

Falls County Societies and Family History Resources

A list of Falls County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Falls County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers typically overlook the great importance of Falls County court, probate, and land documents as a source of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Texas courthouses and archives everywhere are the aspirations and worries of many Texas citizens.

The chances are excellent that your particular forefathers have left a detailed record of at least a number of elements of their lives in the Falls County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other methods that could have lead to her or him to appear in court records.

The following facts denotes exactly what death, marriage, birth, land, probate, and legal records will be in Falls County. The dates pointed out listed below tend to be the first recognized records with this county.

I highly recommend you get in touch with the clerk's office to validate hours, mailing address, fees and other facts prior to visiting or asking for information because of sometimes changing contact info. The Department Offices DO NOT DO RESEARCH. The data files are accessible to interested parties, barring confidential issues. A good number of workers will aid persons in obtaining the resources, however it's up to the man or women to do the research.
  • 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
  • Falls County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Falls County Links

The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources relating to Falls County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a payment. This is basically a collection that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to present your own most liked Falls County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Falls Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Falls Co. TX Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Falls Co. TX Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Falls Co. TX Census Records

Falls Co. TX Cemeteries & Graveyards

Falls Co. TX Church & Bible 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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