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Throckmorton County, Texas Facts

Throckmorton County

When was Throckmorton County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on January 13, 1858 (organized on March 18, 1879 ) from Young Territory and Non-County Area . This county was named for William Edward Throckmorton, an early Collin County settler.

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

What counties are adjacent to Throckmorton County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Baylor County (north), Young County (east), Stephens County (southeast), Shackelford County (south), Haskell County (west).

What cities and towns are in Throckmorton County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Elbert, Throckmorton, Woodson.

Throckmorton County, TX Vital Records

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

Throckmorton County, TX Census Records

What Throckmorton County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Throckmorton County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Throckmorton Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Throckmorton Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Throckmorton Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1860.

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.

Throckmorton County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Throckmorton County Courthouse

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

  • Throckmorton County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 309, Throckmorton 76483
  • Throckmorton 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: (940) 849-2501
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1879
    • Land Records: 1879
    • Probate Records: 1879
    • Court Records: 1879
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Throckmorton County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Throckmorton Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Throckmorton Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Throckmorton Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Throckmorton Co. TX General and History Websites

Throckmorton Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Throckmorton Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Throckmorton Co. TX Military Records

Throckmorton Co. TX Schools & Directories

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