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Hill County, Texas Facts

Hill County

When was Hill County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 7, 1853 from Navarro County. This county was named for George Washington Hill, a secretary of war and secretary of the navy under the Republic of Texas .

What is the County Seat of Hill County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Hillsboro also, the county government website is www.co.hill.tx.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Hill County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Johnson County (north), Ellis County (northeast), Navarro County (east), Limestone County (southeast), McLennan County (south), Bosque County (west).

What cities and towns are in Hill County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Abbott, Aquilla, Blum, Bynum, Carl's Corner, Covington, Hillsboro, Hubbard, Itasca, Malone, Mertens, Mount Calm, Penelope, Whitney.


Hill County, TX Vital Records

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


Hill County, TX Census Records

What Hill County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Hill 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.

Hill Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Hill Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Hill 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.


Hill County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Hill County Courthouse

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

  • Hill County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 398, Hillsboro 76645
  • Hill 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: (254) 582-4030
    • Birth & Death Records: 1860 for Birth; 1903 for death
    • Marriage Records: 1873
    • Land Records: 1853
    • Probate Records: 1853 
    • Court Records: 1867
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Hill County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Hill Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Hill Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Hill Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hill Co. TX General and History Websites

Hill Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Hill Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hill Co. TX Military Records

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