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Erath County, Texas
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Erath County, Texas Facts

When was Erath County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on January 25, 1856 from Bosque County and Coryell County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Erath County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Palo Pinto CountyHood CountySomervell CountyBosque CountyHamilton CountyComanche CountyEastland County.

Erath County, TX Census Records

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

Erath Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Erath Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Erath 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.

Erath County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Erath County Courthouse

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

Erath County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Erath Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Erath Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Erath Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Erath Co. TX General and History Websites

Erath Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Erath Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Erath Co. TX Military Records