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Glasscock County, Texas Facts

Glasscock County

When was Glasscock County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 4, 1887 (organized on March 28, 1893) from Tom Green County. This county was named for George Washington Glasscock (1810–1868), an early Texian settler, businessman, soldier, and state representative .

What is the County Seat of Glasscock County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Garden City also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Glasscock County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Howard County (north), Sterling County (east), Reagan County (south), Midland County (west), Martin County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Glasscock County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include None.

Glasscock County, TX Vital Records

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

Glasscock County, TX Census Records

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

Glasscock 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.

Glasscock County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Glasscock County Courthouse

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

  • Glasscock County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 190, Garden City 79739
  • Glasscock 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: (432) 354-2371
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1883
    • Land Records: 1893
    • Probate Records: 1893 
    • Court Records: 1893
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Glasscock County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Glasscock Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Glasscock Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Glasscock Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Glasscock Co. TX General and History Websites

Glasscock Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Glasscock Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Glasscock Co. TX Military Records

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