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Mills County, Texas Facts

Mills County

When was Mills County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 15, 1887 from Brown County, Lampasas County, Hamilton County and Comanche County. This county was named for John T. Mills (1817–1871), a Texas Supreme Court judge .

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

What counties are adjacent to Mills County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Comanche County (north), Hamilton County (northeast), Lampasas County (southeast), San Saba County (southwest), Brown County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Mills County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Goldthwaite, Mullin.

Mills County, TX Vital Records

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

Mills County, TX Census Records

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

Mills 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.

Mills County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Mills County Courthouse

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

  • Mills County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 646, Goldthwaite 76844
  • Mills 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: (325) 648-2711
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1887
    • Land Records: 1887
    • Probate Records: 1887 
    • Court Records: 1887
  • Texas, Mills County Clerk Records, 1841-1985
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Mills County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Mills Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Mills Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Mills Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Mills Co. TX General and History Websites

Mills Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Mills Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Mills Co. TX Military Records

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