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Lamb County, Texas
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Lamb County, Texas Facts

Lamb County

When was Lamb County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on June 20, 1908) from Young Territory. This county was named for George A. Lamb, who died at the Battle of San Jacinto.

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

What counties are adjacent to Lamb County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Castro County (north), Hale County (east), Hockley County (south), Bailey County (west), Parmer County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Lamb County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Amherst, Earth, Littlefield, Olton, Spade, Springlake, Sudan.

Lamb County, TX Vital Records

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

Lamb County, TX Census Records

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

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

Lamb County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Lamb County Courthouse

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

  • Lamb County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 100 6th Drive, Room 103, Littlefield 79339
  • Lamb 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) 385-4222 Ext. 214
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1909
    • Land Records: 1909
    • Probate Records: 1909
    • Court Records: 1909
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Lamb County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Lamb Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Lamb Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Lamb Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Lamb Co. TX General and History Websites

Lamb Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Lamb Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Lamb Co. TX Military Records

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