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Montague County, Texas
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Montague County, Texas Facts

When was Montague County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on December 24, 1857 from Cooke County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Montague County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Jefferson County, Oklahoma, Love County, Oklahoma, Cooke CountyWise CountyJack CountyClay County.

Montague County, TX Vital Records

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

Montague County, TX Census Records

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

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

Montague County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Montague County Courthouse

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

Montague County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Montague Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Montague Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Montague Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Montague Co. TX General and History Websites

Montague Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Montague Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Montague Co. TX Military Records