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Kent County, Texas
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Kent County, Texas Facts

When was Kent County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on November 8, 1892 ) from Young Territory .

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

What counties are adjacent to Kent County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Dickens CountyStonewall CountyFisher CountyScurry CountyGarza County.

Kent County, TX Vital Records

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

Kent County, TX Census Records

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

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

Kent County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Kent County Courthouse

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

Kent County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Kent Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Kent Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Kent Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Kent Co. TX General and History Websites

Kent Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Kent Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Kent Co. TX Military Records