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Lipscomb County, Texas
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Lipscomb County, Texas Facts

Lipscomb County

When was Lipscomb County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on October 7, 1879) from Young Territory . This county was named for Abner Smith Lipscomb, justice of the Texas Supreme Court (1846–1856) and secretary of state of the Republic of Texas (1840).

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

What counties are adjacent to Lipscomb County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Beaver County, Oklahoma (north), Ellis County, Oklahoma (east), Hemphill County (south), Roberts County (southwest), Ochiltree County (west).

What cities and towns are in Lipscomb County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Booker, Darrouzett, Follett, Higgins.

Lipscomb County, TX Vital Records

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

Lipscomb County, TX Census Records

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

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

Lipscomb County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Lipscomb County Courthouse

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

  • Lipscomb County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 70, Lipscomb 79056
  • Lipscomb 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) 862-3091
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1887
    • Land Records: 1887
    • Probate Records: 1887
    • Court Records: 1887
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Lipscomb County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Lipscomb Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Lipscomb Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Lipscomb Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Lipscomb Co. TX General and History Websites

Lipscomb Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Lipscomb Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Lipscomb Co. TX Military Records

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