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Scurry County, Texas Facts

Scurry County

When was Scurry County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on June 28, 1884 ) from Young Territory . This county was named for William Read Scurry (1821–1864), a Texas state legislator and Confederate general .

What is the County Seat of Scurry County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Snyder also, the county government website is www.co.scurry.tx.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Scurry County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Kent County (north), Fisher County (east), Mitchell County (south), Borden County (west), Garza County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Scurry County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Snyder.


Scurry County, TX Vital Records

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


Scurry County, TX Census Records

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

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


Scurry County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Scurry County Courthouse

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

  • Scurry County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 1806 25th St., Ste. 300, Snyder 79549
  • Scurry 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: (325) 573-5332
    • 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

Scurry County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Scurry Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Scurry Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Scurry Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Scurry Co. TX General and History Websites

Scurry Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Scurry Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Scurry Co. TX Military Records

Scurry Co. TX Schools & Directories

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