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Dickens County, Texas
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Dickens County, Texas Facts

When was Dickens County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on February 9, 1891 ) from Young Territory .

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

What counties are adjacent to Dickens County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Motley CountyKing CountyKent CountyCrosby County.

Dickens County, TX Census Records

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

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

Dickens County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Dickens County Courthouse

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

Dickens County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Dickens Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Dickens Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Dickens Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Dickens Co. TX General and History Websites

Dickens Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Dickens Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Dickens Co. TX Military Records