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Parmer County, Texas Facts

Parmer County

When was Parmer County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on May 7, 1907 ) from Young Territory. This county was named for Martin Parmer (1778–1850), a Republic of Texas legislator, judge, and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence .

What is the County Seat of Parmer County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Farwell also, the county government website is www.co.parmer.tx.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Parmer County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Deaf Smith County (north), Castro County (east), Lamb County (southeast), Bailey County (south), Curry County, New Mexico (west).

What cities and towns are in Parmer County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bovina, Farwell, Friona.


Parmer County, TX Vital Records

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


Parmer County, TX Census Records

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

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


Parmer County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Parmer County Courthouse

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

  • Parmer County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 356, Farwell 79325
  • Parmer 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: (806) 481-3691
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903 for Birth; 1907 for death
    • Marriage Records: 1907
    • Land Records: 1907
    • Probate Records: 1907 
    • Court Records: 1907
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Parmer County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Parmer Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Parmer Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Parmer Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Parmer Co. TX General and History Websites

Parmer Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Parmer Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Parmer Co. TX Military Records

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