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Grimes County, Texas
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Grimes County, Texas Facts

When was Grimes County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 6, 1846 from Montgomery County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Grimes County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Madison CountyWalker CountyMontgomery CountyWaller CountyWashington CountyBrazos County.

Grimes County, TX Vital Records

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

Grimes County, TX Census Records

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

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

Grimes County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Grimes County Courthouse

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

Grimes County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Grimes Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Grimes Co. TX Cemeteries & Graveyards

Grimes Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Grimes Co. TX General and History Websites

Grimes Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Grimes Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Grimes Co. TX Military Records