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Kaufman County, Texas
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Kaufman County, Texas Facts

When was Kaufman County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 26, 1848 from Henderson County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Kaufman County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Hunt CountyVan Zandt CountyHenderson CountyEllis CountyDallas CountyRockwall County.

Kaufman County, TX Census Records

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

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

Kaufman County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Kaufman County Courthouse

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

Kaufman County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Kaufman Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Kaufman Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Kaufman Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Kaufman Co. TX General and History Websites

Kaufman Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Kaufman Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Kaufman Co. TX Military Records