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Fisher County, Texas
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Fisher County, Texas Facts

Fisher County

When was Fisher County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on April 20, 1886 ) from Jones County and Young Territory . This county was named for Samuel Rhoads Fisher (1794–1839), a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and secretary of the Navy under the Republic of Texas .

What is the County Seat of Fisher County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Roby also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Fisher County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Stonewall County (north), Jones County (east), Nolan County (south), Scurry County (west), Kent County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Fisher County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Hamlin, Roby, Rotan.

Fisher County, TX Vital Records

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

Fisher County, TX Census Records

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

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

Fisher County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Fisher County Courthouse

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

  • Fisher County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 368, Roby 79543
  • Fisher 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: (325) 776-2401
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1886
    • Land Records: 1886
    • Probate Records: 1886 
    • Court Records: 1886
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Fisher County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Fisher Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Fisher Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Fisher Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Fisher Co. TX General and History Websites

Fisher Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Fisher Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Fisher Co. TX Military Records

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