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Milam County, Texas Facts

Milam County

When was Milam County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 17, 1836 as one of the original 23 counties (originally created in October 1834; originally named Viesca County, renamed December 27, 1835, established as a municipality by Mexico). This county was named for Benjamin Rush Milam (1788–1835), an early Texas colonizer and soldier in the Texas Revolution .

What is the County Seat of Milam County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Cameron also, the county government website is www.milamcounty.net/.

What counties are adjacent to Milam County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Falls County (north), Robertson County (northeast), Burleson County (southeast), Lee County (south), Williamson County (southwest), Bell County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Milam County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Buckholts, Cameron, Milano, Rockdale, Thorndale.


Milam County, TX Vital Records

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


Milam County, TX Census Records

What Milam County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Milam County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Milam Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Milam Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Milam 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.


Milam County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Milam County Courthouse

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

  • Milam County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 107 W. Main, Cameron 76520
  • Milam 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) 697-7049
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1874
    • Land Records: 1873
    • Probate Records: 1874 
    • Court Records: 1872
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Milam County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Milam Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Milam Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Milam Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Milam Co. TX General and History Websites

Milam Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Milam Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Milam Co. TX Military Records

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