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Marion County, Texas
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Marion County, Texas Facts

When was Marion County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 6, 1860 from Cass County and Titus County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Marion County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Cass CountyCaddo Parish, Louisiana, Harrison CountyUpshur CountyMorris County.

Marion County, TX Vital Records

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

Marion County, TX Census Records

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

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

Marion County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Marion County Courthouse

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

Marion County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Marion Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Marion Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Marion Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Marion Co. TX General and History Websites

Marion Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Marion Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Marion Co. TX Military Records