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Hansford County, Texas Facts

Hansford County

When was Hansford County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on March 11, 1889 ) from Young Territory . This county was named for John M. Hansford, a Texas state representative and judge .

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

What counties are adjacent to Hansford County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Texas County, Oklahoma (north), Ochiltree County (east), Roberts County (southeast), Hutchinson County (south), Sherman County (west).

What cities and towns are in Hansford County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Gruver, Morse, Spearman.

Hansford County, TX Vital Records

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

Hansford County, TX Census Records

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

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

Hansford County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Hansford County Courthouse

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

  • Hansford County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 15 NW Court, Spearman 79081
  • Hansford 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) 659-4110
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1889
    • Land Records: 1889
    • Probate Records: 1889 
    • Court Records: 1889
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Hansford County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Hansford Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Hansford Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Hansford Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hansford Co. TX General and History Websites

Hansford Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Hansford Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hansford Co. TX Military Records

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