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Loving County, Texas Facts

Loving County

When was Loving County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 26, 1887 (organized on July 8, 1893; disorganized on May 24, 1897; reorganized on May 14, 1931) from Tom Green County. This county was named for Oliver Loving (1812–1867), a cattle rancher and pioneer of the cattle drive who, with Charles Goodnight, developed the Goodnight-Loving Trail.

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

What counties are adjacent to Loving County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Lea County, New Mexico (north), Winkler County (east), Ward County (southeast), Reeves County (south & west), Eddy County, New Mexico (northwest).

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

Loving County, TX Vital Records

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

Loving County, TX Census Records

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

Loving 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.

Loving County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Loving County Courthouse

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

  • Loving County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 194, Mentone 79754
  • Loving 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: (432) 377-2441
    • Birth & Death Records: 1931
    • Marriage Records: 1931
    • Land Records: 1931
    • Probate Records: 1931
    • Court Records: 1931
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Loving County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Loving Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Loving Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Loving Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Loving Co. TX General and History Websites

Loving Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Loving Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Loving Co. TX Military Records

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