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Randall County, Texas
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Randall County, Texas Facts

Randall County

When was Randall County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on July 1889 ) from Young Territory. This county was named for Horace Randal, a Confederate brigadier general in the Civil War .

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

What counties are adjacent to Randall County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Potter County (north), Armstrong County (east), Swisher County (south), Castro County (southwest), Deaf Smith County (west).

What cities and towns are in Randall County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Amarillo, Canyon, Happy, Lake Tanglewood, Palisades, Timbercreek Canyon.

Randall County, TX Vital Records

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

Randall County, TX Census Records

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

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

Randall County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Randall County Courthouse

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

  • Randall County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 2309 Russell Long Blvd., Ste. 101, Canyon 79015
  • Randall 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) 468-5505
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1889
    • Land Records: 1889
    • Probate Records: 1889 
    • Court Records: 1889
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Randall County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Randall Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Randall Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Randall Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Randall Co. TX General and History Websites

Randall Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Randall Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Randall Co. TX Military Records

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