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Moore County, Texas
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Moore County, Texas Facts

When was Moore County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on July 5, 1892 ) from Young Territory.

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

What counties are adjacent to Moore County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Sherman CountyHutchinson CountyCarson CountyPotter CountyOldham CountyHartley County.

Moore County, TX Vital Records

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

Moore County, TX Census Records

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

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

Moore County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Moore County Courthouse

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

Moore County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Moore Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Moore Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Moore Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Moore Co. TX General and History Websites

Moore Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Moore Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Moore Co. TX Military Records