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Roberts County, Texas Facts

Roberts County

When was Roberts County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on January 1889 ) from Young Territory . This county was named for John S. Roberts, a signer of the Texan Declaration of Independence, and his brother Oran Milo Roberts, attorney general for the Republic of Texas and the seventeenth governor of Texas .

What is the County Seat of Roberts County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Miami also, the county government website is www.co.roberts.tx.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Roberts County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Ochiltree County (north), Lipscomb County (northeast), Hemphill County (east), Gray County (south), Carson County (southwest), Hutchinson County (west), Hansford County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Roberts County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Miami, Wayside.


Roberts County, TX Vital Records

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


Roberts County, TX Census Records

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

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


Roberts County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Roberts County Courthouse

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

  • Roberts County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 477, Miami 79059
  • Roberts 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) 868-2341
    • 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

Roberts County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Roberts Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Roberts Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Roberts Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Roberts Co. TX General and History Websites

Roberts Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Roberts Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Roberts Co. TX Military Records

Roberts Co. TX Schools & Directories

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