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Upshur County, Texas
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Upshur County, Texas Facts

When was Upshur County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 27, 1846 from Harrison County and Nacogdoches County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Upshur County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Camp CountyMorris CountyMarion CountyHarrison CountyGregg CountySmith CountyWood County.

Upshur County, TX Census Records

What Upshur County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Upshur County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Upshur Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Upshur Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Upshur 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.

Upshur County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Upshur County Courthouse

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

Upshur County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Upshur Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Upshur Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Upshur Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Upshur Co. TX General and History Websites

Upshur Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Upshur Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Upshur Co. TX Military Records

Upshur Co. TX Schools & Directories