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Hudspeth County, Texas Facts

Hudspeth County

When was Hudspeth County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 16, 1917 from El Paso County. This county was named for Claude Benton Hudspeth, a U.S. Congressman (1919–1931), rancher, and newspaper publisher.

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

What counties are adjacent to Hudspeth County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Otero County, New Mexico (north), Culberson County (east), Jeff Davis County (southeast), El Paso County (west), State of Chihuahua, Mexico (south).

What cities and towns are in Hudspeth County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Allamoore, Dell City, Fort Hancock, Salt Flat, Sierra Blanca.

Hudspeth County, TX Vital Records

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

Hudspeth County, TX Census Records

What Hudspeth County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Hudspeth County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1920, 1930, 1940.

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.

Hudspeth County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Hudspeth County Courthouse

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

  • Hudspeth County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 58, Sierra Blanca 79851
  • Hudspeth 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: (915) 369-2301
    • Birth & Death Records: 1917
    • Marriage Records: 1917
    • Land Records: 1917
    • Probate Records: 1917 
    • Court Records: 1917
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Hudspeth County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Hudspeth Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Hudspeth Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Hudspeth Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hudspeth Co. TX General and History Websites

Hudspeth Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Hudspeth Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hudspeth Co. TX Military Records

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