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Irion County, Texas
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Irion County, Texas Facts

Irion County

When was Irion County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 7, 1889 from Tom Green County. This county was named for Robert Anderson Irion (1804–1861), a secretary of state in the Republic of Texas .

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

What counties are adjacent to Irion County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Tom Green County (north and east), Schleicher County (southeast), Crockett County (southwest), Reagan County (west).

What cities and towns are in Irion County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Mertzon.

Irion County, TX Vital Records

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

Irion County, TX Census Records

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

Irion 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.

Irion County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Irion County Courthouse

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

  • Irion County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 736, Mertzon 76941
  • Irion 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: (325) 835-2421
    • 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

Irion County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Irion Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Irion Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Irion Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Irion Co. TX General and History Websites

Irion Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Irion Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Irion Co. TX Military Records

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