Search For Your Ancestors



Grayson County, Texas
Genealogy, History & Facts

Grayson County, Texas Facts

When was Grayson County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on May 17, 1846 from Fannin County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Grayson County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Marshall County, Oklahoma, Bryan County, Oklahoma, Fannin CountyCollin CountyDenton CountyCooke CountyLove County, Oklahoma.

Grayson County, TX Census Records

What Grayson County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Grayson County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Grayson Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Grayson Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Grayson 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.

Grayson County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Grayson County Courthouse

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

Grayson County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Grayson Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Grayson Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Grayson Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Grayson Co. TX General and History Websites

Grayson Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Grayson Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Grayson Co. TX Military Records