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Madison County, Texas
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Madison County, Texas Facts

When was Madison County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 2, 1853 from Grimes CountyWalker County and Leon County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Madison County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Leon CountyHouston CountyWalker CountyGrimes CountyBrazos County.

Madison County, TX Vital Records

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

Madison County, TX Census Records

What Madison County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Madison County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Madison Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Madison Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Madison Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 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.

Madison County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Madison County Courthouse

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

Madison County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Madison Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Madison Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Madison Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Madison Co. TX General and History Websites

Madison Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Madison Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Madison Co. TX Military Records