OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Limestone County, Texas
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Limestone County, Texas Facts
When was Limestone County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 11, 1846 from Robertson County.
What is the County Seat of Limestone County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Groesbeck also, the county government website is www.co.limestone.tx.us/.
What counties are adjacent to Limestone County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Navarro County, Freestone County, Leon County, Robertson County, Falls County, McLennan County, Hill County.
Limestone County, TX Vital Records
Where can find Limestone County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Limestone 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 Limestone County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- Texas Birth Records 1927-2010
- Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935
- Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
- Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 to 2008
- Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973
- Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 to 2008
- Texas Death Records 1964-2010
- Texas, Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973
- Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976
- Texas, Deaths, 1977-1986
Limestone County, TX Census Records
What Limestone County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Limestone County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Limestone Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Limestone Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Limestone 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.
Limestone County, TX Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Limestone County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Limestone County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Courthouse Records Research Guide.
PLEASE READ FIRST!!! Please call the clerk’s department to confirm hours, mailing address, fees and other specifics before visiting or requesting information because of sometimes changing contact information. The Department Offices DO NOT DO RESEARCH. The files are available to interested parties, barring private issues. Many staff will guide individuals in locating the materials, however it’s up to the person to carry out the research. Courthouse destroyed by fire in October 1873 at Springfield and most county records were destroyed. A fire at Groesbeck on February 1, 1891, records were stored in vaults and were not lost. The unused Old Courthouse, built in 1891, was destroyed by fire in May 1954.
- Limestone County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: PO Box 350, Groesbeck 76642
- Limestone County Clerk
- Phone: (254) 729-5504
- Birth & Death Records: 1903
- Marriage Records: 1873
- Land Records: 1873
- Probate Records: 1874
- Court Records: 1870
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Texas Land Title Abstracts
- BLM Land Records
Limestone County, TX Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Limestone County, TX?
A list of Limestone County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Limestone County Genealogical Society, 350 East Rusk Street, P.O. Box 1437, Mexia 76667
- Limestone Co. Records Available on Microfilm (tsl.state.tx.us)
- Texas State Library and Archives Commission, P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711-2927
- Texas Genealogical Society, 2505 Beluche Drive, Galveston 77551
Where can I connect with other Limestone County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Texas Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- Texas State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Limestone County, Texas Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Limestone County, Texas Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Limestone County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Limestone County.
Limestone Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications
- Texas Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Texas historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 – 1993) (genealogybank.com)
- The Mexia Daily News (Mexia, Texas) (search.ancestry.com)
- The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Texas) (search.ancestry.com)
- The Mexia Evening News (Mexia, Texas) (search.ancestry.com)
- Evening News, The (Mexia, Texas) (search.ancestry.com)
- Mexia Evening Ledger (Mexia, Texas) (search.ancestry.com)
- Limestone County, Texas Books (amazon.com)
- Limestone County Texas Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
- Search Texas Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Limestone Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records
- Limestone Co., Texas Graves (findagrave.com)
- Limestone County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Limestone Co., Texas Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Limestone Co., Texas Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Limestone County, Texas Church Books (amazon.com)
Limestone Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection (familysearch.org)
- The Texas Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Limestone Co. TX General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Texas
- Limestone County, Texas Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Limestone Co., Texas Almanac (texasalmanac.com)
- Texas county histories : a bibliography (search.ancestry.com)
- Limestone County History (tshaonline.org)
- Limestone County, Texas Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Limestone Co. TX Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Limestone County, Texas (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Texas – Counties – Limestone (cyndislist.com)
- Limestone County Texas (genealogytrails.com)
- Limestone Co. TXGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Limestone County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Limestone Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Limestone Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization
- See Also Statewide Immigration and Naturalization Links for Texas
- Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989 (familysearch.org)
Limestone Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Texas Links and Information
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection (glo.texas.gov)
- 1895 Limestone County Map (livgenmi.com)
Limestone Co. TX Military Records
- Texas Military Records Research Guide
- Texas Military Records (fold3.com) offers access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Texas both women and men who served. Suitable for Limestone County genealogists, researchers, historians and more.