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Reeves County, Texas
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Reeves County, Texas Facts

Reeves County

When was Reeves County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 14, 1883 from Pecos County. This county was named for George Robertson Reeves, a Texas state representative and colonel in the Confederate army .

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

What counties are adjacent to Reeves County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Eddy County, New Mexico (north), Loving County (northeast), Ward County (east), Pecos County (southeast), Jeff Davis County (southwest), Culberson County (west).

What cities and towns are in Reeves County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Balmorhea, Pecos, Toyah.

Reeves County, TX Vital Records

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

Reeves County, TX Census Records

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

Reeves 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.

Reeves County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Reeves County Courthouse

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

  • Reeves County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 867, Pecos 79772
  • Reeves 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: (432) 445-5467
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1884
    • Land Records: 1884
    • Probate Records: 1884 
    • Court Records: 1885
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Reeves County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Reeves Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Reeves Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Reeves Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Reeves Co. TX General and History Websites

Reeves Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Reeves Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Reeves Co. TX Military Records

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