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Terrell County, Texas Facts

Terrell County

When was Terrell County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 8, 1905 from Pecos County. This county was named for Alexander Watkins Terrell, attorney, judge, state legislator, diplomat, and Confederate cavalry officer.

What is the County Seat of Terrell County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Sanderson also, the county government website is www.co.terrell.tx.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Terrell County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Pecos County (north & west), Crockett County (northeast), Val Verde County (east), Brewster County (southwest), State of Coahuila, Mexico (south).

What cities and towns are in Terrell County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include None.


Terrell County, TX Vital Records

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


Terrell County, TX Census Records

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

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.


Terrell County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Terrell County Courthouse

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

  • Terrell County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Drawer 410, Sanderson 79848
  • Terrell 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) 345-2391
    • Birth & Death Records: 1905
    • Marriage Records: 1905
    • Land Records: 1906
    • Probate Records: 1905 
    • Court Records: 1905
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Terrell County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Terrell Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Terrell Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Terrell Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Terrell Co. TX General and History Websites

Terrell Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Terrell Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Terrell Co. TX Military Records

Terrell Co. TX Schools & Directories

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