Dallas County, Texas
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Dallas County, Texas Facts
Dallas County, TX Vital Records
Where can find Dallas County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Dallas 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 Dallas 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.
- Texas, Dallas County Death Records 1964
- Texas, Dallas County Marriage Records 1967-2011
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- Texas Birth Records 1927-2010
- Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935
- Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
- Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 to 2008
- Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973
- Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 to 2008
- Texas Death Records 1964-2010
- Texas, Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973
- Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976
- Texas, Deaths, 1977-1986
Dallas County, TX Census Records
What Dallas County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Dallas County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Dallas Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Dallas Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Dallas Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 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.
Dallas County, TX Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Dallas County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Dallas County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Dallas County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 509 Main St. Suite 300, Dallas 75202
- Dallas County Clerk
- Phone: (214) 653-7099
- Birth & Death Records: 1903 for Birth; 1911 for death
- Marriage Records: 1846
- Land Records: 1846
- Probate Records: 1842
- Court Records: 1846
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Texas Land Title Abstracts
- BLM Land Records
Dallas County, TX Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Dallas County, TX?
A list of Dallas County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Dallas County East Genealogical Society, 7637 Mary Dan Drive, Dallas 75217-4603
- Dallas Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 12446, Dallas, Texas 75225-0446; Voice Mail 469-948-1106
- Dallas Historical Society, 3939 Grand Ave., P. O. Box 150038, Dallas, Texas 75315-0038; Phone: 214-421-4500, FAX: 214-421-7500
- Dallas Jewish Historical Society, 7900 Northaven Road, Dallas 75230
- Irving Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 170881, Irving 75017-0881
- Mesquite Historical and Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 850165 , Mesquite, TX 75149
- Grand Prairie Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 532026, Grand Prairie, TX 75053
- Duncanville Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 381147, Duncanville 75188
- Lancaster Genealogy Society, 220 Main Street, Lancaster 75146
- Peters Colony Historical Society, P.O. Box 110846, Carrollton 75011-0846
- Richardson Historical & Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 831676, Richardson 75080-1676
- Dallas Co. Records Available on Microfilm (tsl.state.tx.us)
- Texas State Library and Archives Commission, P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711-2927
- Texas Genealogical Society, 2505 Beluche Drive, Galveston 77551
Where can I connect with other Dallas County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Texas Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- Texas State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Dallas County, Texas Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Dallas County, Texas Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Dallas County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Dallas County.