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King County, Texas
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King County, Texas Facts

King County

When was King County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on June 25, 1891 ) from Young Territory . This county was named for William Phillip King, who died at the Battle of the Alamo .

What is the County Seat of King County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Guthrie also, the county government website is unknown.

What counties are adjacent to King County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Cottle County (north), Foard County (northeast), Knox County (east), Stonewall County (south), Dickens County (west).

What cities and towns are in King County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include None.

King County, TX Vital Records

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

King County, TX Census Records

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

King Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. King Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1880. King 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.

King County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

King County Courthouse

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

  • King County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 135, Guthrie 79236
  • King 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: (806) 596-4412
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1914
    • Land Records: 1914
    • Probate Records: 1914
    • Court Records: 1914
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

King County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

King Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

King Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

King Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

King Co. TX General and History Websites

King Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

King Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

King Co. TX Military Records

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