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Lubbock County, Texas Facts

Lubbock County

When was Lubbock County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on March 10, 1891 ) from Young Territory . This county was named for Thomas Saltus Lubbock (1817–1862), a Texas Ranger and Confederate colonel during the Civil War .

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

What counties are adjacent to Lubbock County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Hale County (north), Crosby County (east), Lynn County (south), Hockley County (west).

What cities and towns are in Lubbock County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Abernathy, Buffalo Springs, Idalou, Lubbock, New Deal, Ransom Canyon, Shallowater, Slaton, Wolfforth.

Lubbock County, TX Vital Records

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

Lubbock County, TX Census Records

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

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

Lubbock County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Lubbock County Courthouse

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

  • Lubbock County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 10536, Lubbock 79408
  • Lubbock 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) 775-1630
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1891
    • Land Records: 1891
    • Probate Records: 1891
    • Court Records: 1891
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Lubbock County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Lubbock Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Lubbock Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Lubbock Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Lubbock Co. TX General and History Websites

Lubbock Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Lubbock Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Lubbock Co. TX Military Records

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