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Floyd County, Texas Facts

Floyd County

When was Floyd County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on May 28, 1890) from Young Territory. This county was named for Dolphin Ward Floyd, who died defending the Alamo .

What is the County Seat of Floyd County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Floydada (originally named Floyd City until 1892) also, the county government website is unknown.

What counties are adjacent to Floyd County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Briscoe County (north), Motley County (east), Crosby County (south), Hale County (west), Swisher County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Floyd County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Floydada, Lockney, Aiken, Dougherty, South Plains.


Floyd County, TX Vital Records

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


Floyd County, TX Census Records

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

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


Floyd County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Floyd County Courthouse

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

  • Floyd County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 105 Main, Room 101, Floydada 79235
  • Floyd 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) 983-4900
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1890
    • Land Records: 1890
    • Probate Records: 1890 
    • Court Records: 1890
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Floyd County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Floyd Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Floyd Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Floyd Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Floyd Co. TX General and History Websites

Floyd Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Floyd Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Floyd Co. TX Military Records

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