Red River County, Texas
Genealogy, History & Facts
Red River County, Texas Facts
When was Red River County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 17, 1836 as one of the original 23 counties (originally created on November 11, 1835 from Nacogdoches County, established as a municipality by Mexico).
What counties are adjacent to Red River County, TX?
Bordering Counties are McCurtain County, Oklahoma, Bowie County, Morris County, Titus County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.
Red River County, TX Vital Records
Where can find Red River County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Red River 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 Red River 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.
- Texas, Red River County Birth Records 1802-1926
- Texas, Red River County Death Records 1899-1964
- Texas, Red River County Marriage Records 1846-2010
- 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
Red River County, TX Census Records
What Red River County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Red River County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Red River Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Red River Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Red River 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.
Red River County, TX Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Red River County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Red River County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Red River County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 200 N. Walnut, Clarksville 75426
- Red River County Clerk
- Phone: (903) 427-2401
- Birth & Death Records: 1903
- Marriage Records: 1846
- Land Records: 1837
- Probate Records: 1838
- Court Records: 1840
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Texas Land Title Abstracts
- BLM Land Records
Red River County, TX Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Red River County, TX?
A list of Red River County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Red River County Gen. Society, P. O. Box 516, Clarksville 75426
- Red River 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 Red River County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Texas Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- Texas State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Red River County, Texas Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Red River County, Texas Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Red River County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Red River County.