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Hartley County, Texas
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Hartley County, Texas Facts

When was Hartley County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on January 1891 ) from Young Territory.

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

What counties are adjacent to Hartley County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Dallam CountyMoore CountyOldham CountyQuay County, New Mexico, Union County, New Mexico.

Hartley County, TX Vital Records

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

Hartley County, TX Census Records

What Hartley County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Hartley County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Hartley Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. Hartley Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1880. Hartley Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890.

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.

Hartley County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Hartley County Courthouse

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

Hartley County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Hartley Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Hartley Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Hartley Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hartley Co. TX General and History Websites

Hartley Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Hartley Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hartley Co. TX Military Records