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Upton County, Texas Facts

Upton County

When was Upton County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 26, 1867 (organized on May 7, 1910 ) from Tom Green County. This county was named for John C. & William F. Upton, brothers and lieutenant colonels in the Confederate army during the Civil War .

What is the County Seat of Upton County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Rankin also, the county government website is www.co.upton.tx.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Upton County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Midland County (north), Reagan County (east), Crockett County (south), Crane County (west), Ector County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Upton County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include McCamey, Rankin.


Upton County, TX Vital Records

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


Upton County, TX Census Records

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

Upton Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Upton Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Upton 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.


Upton County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Upton County Courthouse

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

  • Upton County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 465, Rankin 79778
  • Upton 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) 693-2861
    • Birth & Death Records: 1910
    • Marriage Records: 1910
    • Land Records: 1910
    • Probate Records: 1910
    • Court Records: 1910
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Upton County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Upton Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Upton Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Upton Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Upton Co. TX General and History Websites

Upton Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Upton Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Upton Co. TX Military Records

Upton Co. TX Schools & Directories

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