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Nolan County, Texas Facts

Nolan County

When was Nolan County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on January 20, 1881 ) from Young Territory . This county was named for Philip Nolan (1771–1801), a mustanger who was killed by Spanish troops while on a mission into Texas.

What is the County Seat of Nolan County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Sweetwater also, the county government website is www.co.nolan.tx.us.

What counties are adjacent to Nolan County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Fisher County (north), Taylor County (east), Runnels County (southeast), Coke County (south), Mitchell County (west).

What cities and towns are in Nolan County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Blackwell , Roscoe, Sweetwater.


Nolan County, TX Vital Records

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


Nolan County, TX Census Records

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

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


Nolan County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Nolan County Courthouse

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

  • Nolan County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 100 E. 3rd, Suite 108, Sweetwater 79556
  • Nolan 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) 235-2462
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1881
    • Land Records: 1881
    • Probate Records: 1881 
    • Court Records: 1881
  • Texas, Nolan County, Civil Court Minutes and Case Files, 1881-1938
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Nolan County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Nolan Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Nolan Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Nolan Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Nolan Co. TX General and History Websites

Nolan Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Nolan Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Nolan Co. TX Military Records

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