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Gregg County, Texas Facts

Gregg County

When was Gregg County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 12, 1873 from Upshur County. This county was named for John Gregg (1828–1864), a Confederate general during the Civil War.

What is the County Seat of Gregg County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Longview also, the county government website is www.co.gregg.tx.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Gregg County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Upshur County (north), Harrison County (east), Rusk County (south), Smith County (west).

What cities and towns are in Gregg County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Clarksville City, Easton , Gladewater , Kilgore, Lakeport, Longview, Warren City, White Oak.


Gregg County, TX Vital Records

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


Gregg County, TX Census Records

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

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


Gregg County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Gregg County Courthouse

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

  • Gregg County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 101 E. Methvin, Ste. 200, Longview 75601
  • Gregg 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) 236-8430
    • Birth & Death Records: 1873 for Birth; 1903 for death
    • Marriage Records: 1873
    • Land Records: 1873
    • Probate Records: 1873
    • Court Records: 1873
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Gregg County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Gregg Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Gregg Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Gregg Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Gregg Co. TX General and History Websites

Gregg Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Gregg Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Gregg Co. TX Military Records

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