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Parker County, Texas
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Parker County, Texas Facts

Parker County

When was Parker County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on December 12, 1855 from Bosque County and Navarro County. This county was named for Isaac Parker, legislator for both the Republic of Texas and the state of Texas .

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

What counties are adjacent to Parker County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Wise County (north), Tarrant County (east), Johnson County (southeast), Hood County (south), Palo Pinto County (west), Jack County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Parker County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Agnes, Aledo, Annetta, Annetta North, Annetta South, Azle, Cool, Cresson, Hudson Oaks, Millsap, Mineral Wells, Reno, Sanctuary, Springtown, Weatherford, Willow Park.

Parker County, TX Vital Records

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

Parker County, TX Census Records

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

Parker Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Parker Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Parker Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 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.

Parker County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Parker County Courthouse

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

  • Parker County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 112 Santa Fe Drive, Weatherford 76086
  • Parker 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: (817) 594-7461
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1874
    • Land Records: 1874
    • Probate Records: 1874
    • Court Records: 1874
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Parker County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Parker Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Parker Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Parker Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Parker Co. TX General and History Websites

Parker Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Parker Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Parker Co. TX Military Records

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