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Jones County, Texas Facts

Jones County

When was Jones County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 1, 1858 (organized on June 13, 1881 ) from Young Territory. This county was named for Anson Jones, the fifth president of the Republic of Texas (1844–1846).

What is the County Seat of Jones County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Anson also, the county government website is www.co.jones.tx.us.

What counties are adjacent to Jones County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Haskell County (north), Shackelford County (east), Callahan County (southeast), Taylor County (south), Fisher County (west), Stonewall County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Jones County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Abilene , Anson, Hamlin , Hawley, Lueders, Stamford.


Jones County, TX Vital Records

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


Jones County, TX Census Records

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

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


Jones County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Jones County Courthouse

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

  • Jones County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 552, Anson 79501
  • Jones 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) 823-3762
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1881
    • Land Records: 1881
    • Probate Records: 1881
    • Court Records: 1881
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Jones County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Jones Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Jones Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Jones Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Jones Co. TX General and History Websites

Jones Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Jones Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Jones Co. TX Military Records

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