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Sherman County, Texas
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Sherman County, Texas Facts

When was Sherman County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 21, 1876 (organized on June 1889 ) from Young Territory.

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

What counties are adjacent to Sherman County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Texas County, Oklahoma, Hansford CountyMoore CountyDallam CountyCimarron County, Oklahoma.

Sherman County, TX Vital Records

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

Sherman County, TX Census Records

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

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

Sherman County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Sherman County Courthouse

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

Sherman County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Sherman Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Sherman Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Sherman Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Sherman Co. TX General and History Websites

Sherman Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Sherman Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Sherman Co. TX Military Records

Sherman Co. TX Schools & Directories