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Walker County, Texas
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Walker County, Texas Facts
When was Walker County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 6, 1846 from Montgomery County.
What is the County Seat of Walker County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Huntsville also, the county government website is www.co.walker.tx.us/.
What counties are adjacent to Walker County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Houston County, Trinity County, San Jacinto County, Montgomery County, Grimes County, Madison County.
Walker County, TX Vital Records
Where can find Walker County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Walker 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 Walker 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.
- 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
Walker County, TX Census Records
What Walker County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Walker County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Walker Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Walker Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Walker 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.
Walker County, TX Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Walker County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Walker County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Walker County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: P.O. Box 210, Huntsville 77342
- Walker County Clerk
- Phone: (936) 436-4922
- Birth & Death Records: 1903
- Marriage Records: 1846
- Land Records: 1846
- Probate Records: 1846
- Court Records: 1847
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Texas Land Title Abstracts
- BLM Land Records
Walker County, TX Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Walker County, TX?
A list of Walker County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Walker County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 1295, Huntsville, TX 77342-1295
- Texas State Archives, Regional Historical Resource Depository, University Archives, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341-1001
- Huntsville Public Library, 1214 14th St., Huntsville, TX 77340
- Walker Co. Records Available on Microfilm (tsl.state.tx.us)
Where can I connect with other Walker County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Texas State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Walker County, Texas Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Walker County, Texas Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Walker County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Walker County.
Walker Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications
- Texas Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Texas historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 – 1993) (genealogybank.com)
- Walker County, Texas Books (amazon.com)
- Walker County Texas Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
- Search Texas Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Walker Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records
- Walker Co., Texas Graves (findagrave.com)
- Walker County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Walker Co., Texas Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Walker Co., Texas Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Walker County, Texas Church Books (amazon.com)
Walker Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection (familysearch.org)
- The Texas Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Walker Co. TX General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Texas
- Walker County, Texas Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Walker Co., Texas Almanac (texasalmanac.com)
- Texas county histories : a bibliography (search.ancestry.com)
- Walker County History (tshaonline.org)
- Walker County, Texas Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Walker Co. TX Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Walker County, Texas (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Texas – Counties – Walker (cyndislist.com)
- Walker County Texas (genealogytrails.com)
- Walker Co. TXGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Walker County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Walker Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Walker Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization
- See Also Statewide Immigration and Naturalization Links for Texas
- Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989 (familysearch.org)
Walker Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Texas Links and Information
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection (glo.texas.gov)
- 1895 Walker County Map (livgenmi.com)
Walker Co. TX Military Records
- Texas Military Records Research Guide
- Texas Military Records (fold3.com) offers access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Texas both women and men who served. Suitable for Walker County genealogists, researchers, historians and more.