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Hardin County, Texas
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Hardin County, Texas Facts

When was Hardin County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on January 22, 1858 from Liberty CountyTyler County and Jefferson County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Hardin County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Tyler CountyJasper CountyOrange CountyJefferson CountyLiberty CountyPolk County.

Hardin County, TX Vital Records

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

Hardin County, TX Census Records

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

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

Hardin County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Hardin County Courthouse

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

Hardin County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Hardin Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Hardin Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Hardin Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hardin Co. TX General and History Websites

Hardin Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Hardin Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hardin Co. TX Military Records