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Eastland County, Texas
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Eastland County, Texas Facts

When was Eastland County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 1, 1858 (organized on December 2, 1873) from Non-County Area and Palo Pinto County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Eastland County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Stephens CountyPalo Pinto CountyErath CountyComanche CountyBrown CountyCallahan CountyShackelford County .

Eastland County, TX Vital Records

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

Eastland County, TX Census Records

What Eastland County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Eastland County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Eastland Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Eastland Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Eastland Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 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.

Eastland County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Eastland County Courthouse

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

Eastland County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Eastland Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Eastland Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Eastland Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Eastland Co. TX General and History Websites

Eastland Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Eastland Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Eastland Co. TX Military Records