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Navarro County, Texas Facts

Navarro County

When was Navarro County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 25, 1846 from Robertson County. This county was named for José Antonio Navarro (1795–1871), a leading Tejano participant in the Texan Revolution and signer of the Texan Declaration of Independence.

What is the County Seat of Navarro County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Corsicana also, the county government website is www.co.navarro.tx.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Navarro County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Henderson County (northeast), Freestone County (southeast), Limestone County (south), Hill County (southwest), Ellis County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Navarro County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Angus, Barry, Blooming Grove, Corsicana, Chatfield, Dawson, Emhouse, Eureka, Frost, Goodlow, Kerens, Mildred, Mustang, Navarro, Oak Valley, Powell, Retreat, Rice, Richland.


Navarro County, TX Vital Records

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


Navarro County, TX Census Records

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

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


Navarro County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Navarro County Courthouse

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

  • Navarro County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 300 W. 3rd Ave, Corsicana 75110
  • Navarro 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: (903) 654-3035
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1846
    • Land Records: 1838
    • Probate Records: 1846 
    • Court Records: 1855
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Navarro County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Navarro Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Navarro Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Navarro Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Navarro Co. TX General and History Websites

Navarro Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Navarro Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Navarro Co. TX Military Records

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