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Haskell County, Texas
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Haskell County, Texas Facts

Haskell County

When was Haskell County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 1, 1858 (organized on January 1885 ) from Young Territory. This county was named for Charles Ready Haskell, Texas revolutionary soldier killed in the Goliad Massacre .

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

What counties are adjacent to Haskell County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Knox County (north), Throckmorton County (east), Shackelford County (southeast), Jones County (south), Stonewall County (west).

What cities and towns are in Haskell County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Haskell, O'Brien, Rochester, Rule, Stamford, Weinert.

Haskell County, TX Vital Records

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

Haskell County, TX Census Records

What Haskell County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Haskell County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Haskell Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Haskell Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Haskell Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 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.

Haskell County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Haskell County Courthouse

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

  • Haskell County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 725, Haskell 79521
  • Haskell 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: (940) 864-2451
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1885
    • Land Records: 1885
    • Probate Records: 1885
    • Court Records: 1885
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Haskell County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Haskell Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Haskell Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Haskell Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Haskell Co. TX General and History Websites

Haskell Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Haskell Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Haskell Co. TX Military Records

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