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Montgomery County, Texas Facts

Montgomery County

When was Montgomery County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on December 14, 1837 from Washington County. This county was named for Montgomery, Texas, which in turn was named for Montgomery County, Alabama.

What is the County Seat of Montgomery County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Conroe also, the county government website is www.co.montgomery.tx.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Montgomery County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Walker County (north), San Jacinto County (northeast), Liberty County (east), Harris County (south), Waller County (west), Grimes County (Northwest).

What cities and towns are in Montgomery County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Conroe, Cut and Shoot, Houston, Magnolia, Montgomery, Oak Ridge North, Panorama Village, Patton Village, Roman Forest, Shenandoah, Splendora, Stagecoach, Woodbranch, Woodloch.


Montgomery County, TX Vital Records

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


Montgomery County, TX Census Records

What Montgomery County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Montgomery 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.

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


Montgomery County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Montgomery County Courthouse

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

  • Montgomery County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 210 W. Davis, Suite 100, Conroe 77301
  • Montgomery 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: (936) 760-6941
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1838
    • Land Records: 1838
    • Probate Records: 1838 
    • Court Records: 1839
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Montgomery County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Montgomery Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Montgomery Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Montgomery Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Montgomery Co. TX General and History Websites

Montgomery Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Montgomery Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Montgomery Co. TX Military Records

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