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Foard County, Texas
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Foard County, Texas Facts

Foard County

When was Foard County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 3, 1891 from Knox County, Hardeman County, Cottle County. This county was named for Robert Levi Foard, an attorney and Confederate major in the Civil War.

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

What counties are adjacent to Foard County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Hardeman County (north), Wilbarger County (east), Baylor County (southeast), Knox County (south), King County (southwest), Cottle County (west).

What cities and towns are in Foard County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Crowell, Thalia.

Foard County, TX Vital Records

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

Foard County, TX Census Records

What Foard County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Foard County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

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.

Foard County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Foard County Courthouse

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

  • Foard County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 539, Crowell 79227
  • Foard 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: (940) 684-1365
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1891
    • Land Records: 1891
    • Probate Records: 1891 
    • Court Records: 1891
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Foard County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Foard Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Foard Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Foard Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Foard Co. TX General and History Websites

Foard Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Foard Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Foard Co. TX Military Records

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