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Brewster County, Texas
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Brewster County, Texas Facts

When was Brewster County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on Febuary 2, 1887 from Presidio County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Brewster County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Pecos CountyTerrell CountyPresidio CountyJeff Davis County, Mexican state of Chihuahua (east and south).

Brewster County, TX Vital Records

Where can find Brewster County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Brewster 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 Brewster County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Texas Birth and Death CertificateMarriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.

Brewster County, TX Census Records

What Brewster County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Brewster County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Brewster 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.

Brewster County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Brewster County Courthouse

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

Brewster County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Brewster Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Brewster Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Brewster Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Brewster Co. TX General and History Websites

Brewster Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Brewster Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Brewster Co. TX Military Records