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Limestone County, Texas
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Limestone County, Texas Facts

Limestone County

When was Limestone County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 11, 1846 from Robertson County. This county was named for the limestone deposits in the region .

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

What counties are adjacent to Limestone County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Navarro County (north), Freestone County (northeast), Leon County (southeast), Robertson County (south), Falls County (southwest), McLennan County (west), Hill County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Limestone County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Coolidge, Groesbeck, Kosse, Mexia, Tehuacana, Thornton.

Limestone County, TX Vital Records

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

Limestone County, TX Census Records

What Limestone County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Limestone County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Limestone Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Limestone Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Limestone Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 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.

Limestone County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Limestone County Courthouse

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

  • Limestone County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: PO Box 350, Groesbeck 76642
  • Limestone 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: (254) 729-5504
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1873
    • Land Records: 1873
    • Probate Records: 1874 
    • Court Records: 1870
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Limestone County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Limestone Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Limestone Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Limestone Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Limestone Co. TX General and History Websites

Limestone Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Limestone Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Limestone Co. TX Military Records

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