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Briscoe County, Texas
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Briscoe County, Texas Facts

When was Briscoe County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on November 19, 1876 from Young Territory.

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

What counties are adjacent to Briscoe County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Armstrong CountyDonley CountyHall CountyMotley CountyFloyd CountySwisher County.

Briscoe County, TX Vital Records

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

Briscoe County, TX Census Records

What Briscoe County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Briscoe County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Briscoe County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Briscoe County Courthouse

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

Briscoe County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Briscoe Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Briscoe Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Briscoe Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Briscoe Co. TX General and History Websites

Briscoe Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Briscoe Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Briscoe Co. TX Military Records