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Mitchell County, Texas
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Mitchell County, Texas Facts

Mitchell County

When was Mitchell County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on January 10, 1881 ) from Young Territory. This county was named for Asa and Eli Mitchell, two early settlers and soldiers in the Texas Revolution .

What is the County Seat of Mitchell County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Colorado City also, the county government website is unknown.

What counties are adjacent to Mitchell County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Scurry County (north), Nolan County (east), Coke County (southeast), Sterling County (south), Howard County (west), Borden County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Mitchell County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Colorado City, Loraine, Westbrook.

Mitchell County, TX Vital Records

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

Mitchell County, TX Census Records

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

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

Mitchell County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Mitchell County Courthouse

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

  • Mitchell County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 349 Oak St., Rm. 103, Colorado City 79512
  • Mitchell 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) 728-3481
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1881
    • Land Records: 1881
    • Probate Records: 1881 
    • Court Records: 1881
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Mitchell County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Mitchell Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Mitchell Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Mitchell Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Mitchell Co. TX General and History Websites

Mitchell Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Mitchell Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Mitchell Co. TX Military Records

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