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Gray County, Texas
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Gray County, Texas Facts

Gray County

When was Gray County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on May 27, 1902) from Young Territory . This county was named for Peter W. Gray (1819–1874), a lawyer, state senator, and soldier in the Civil War .

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

What counties are adjacent to Gray County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Roberts County (north), Wheeler County (east), Donley County (south), Carson County (west).

What cities and towns are in Gray County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Lefors, McLean, Pampa.

Gray County, TX Vital Records

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

Gray County, TX Census Records

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

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

Gray County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Gray County Courthouse

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

  • Gray County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 1902, Pampa 79065
  • Gray 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) 669-8004
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1902
    • Land Records: 1902
    • Probate Records: 1902 
    • Court Records: 1903
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Gray County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Gray Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Gray Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Gray Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Gray Co. TX General and History Websites

Gray Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Gray Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Gray Co. TX Military Records

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