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Hood County, Texas
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Hood County, Texas Facts

When was Hood County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on November 3, 1865 from Erath CountyJohnson County and Palo Pinto County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Hood County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Parker CountyJohnson CountySomervell CountyErath CountyPalo Pinto County .

Hood County, TX Census Records

What Hood County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Hood County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Hood Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Hood Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Hood 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.

Hood County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Hood County Courthouse

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

Hood County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Hood Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Hood Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Hood Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hood Co. TX General and History Websites

Hood Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Hood Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hood Co. TX Military Records