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Freestone County, Texas
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Freestone County, Texas Facts

Freestone County

When was Freestone County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on September 6, 1850 from Limestone County. This county was named for a type of peach grown in the area .

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

What counties are adjacent to Freestone County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Henderson County (north), Anderson County County(northeast), Leon County (southeast), Limestone County (southwest), Navarro County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Freestone County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Fairfield, Kirvin, Oakwood, Streetman, Teague, Wortham.

Freestone County, TX Vital Records

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

Freestone County, TX Census Records

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

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

Freestone County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Freestone County Courthouse

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

  • Freestone County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 1010, Fairfield 75840
  • Freestone 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: (903) 389-2635
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1851
    • Land Records: 1850
    • Probate Records: 1851 
    • Court Records: 1851
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Freestone County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Freestone Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Freestone Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Freestone Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Freestone Co. TX General and History Websites

Freestone Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Freestone Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Freestone Co. TX Military Records

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