Wichita County, Texas
Genealogy, History & Facts
Wichita County, Texas Facts
When was Wichita County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 1, 1858 (organized on June 21, 1882 ) from Young Territory.
Wichita County, TX Vital Records
Where can find Wichita County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Wichita 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 Wichita 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, Wichita County Birth Records 1861-1926
- Texas, Wichita County Death Records 1903-1964
- Texas, Wichita County Marriage Records 1918-2010
- 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
Wichita County, TX Census Records
What Wichita County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Wichita County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Wichita Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Wichita Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Wichita Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 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.
Wichita County, TX Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Wichita County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Wichita County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Wichita County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 900 7th St., Rm. 250, Wichita Falls 76301
- Wichita County Clerk
- Phone: (940) 766-8144
- Birth & Death Records: 1903
- Marriage Records: 1882
- Land Records: 1873
- Probate Records: 1882
- Court Records: 1882
- Abstracts of wills, Wichita County, Texas
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Texas Land Title Abstracts
- BLM Land Records
Wichita County, TX Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Wichita County, TX?
A list of Wichita County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Wichita County Historical Society, 900 7th St., Wichita Falls 76301
- Texas State Archives, Regional Historical Resource Depository, University Library, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099
- Burkburnett Genealogical Society, c/o Burkburnett Library, 215 E. 4th St., Burkburnett, TX 76354
- Iowa Park Genealogical & Historical Society, 400 West Alameda, Iowa Park, TX 76367
- Tom Burnett Memorial Library, 400 West Alameda, Iowa Park, TX 76367
- North Texas Genealogical & Historical Association, Box 4602, Wichita Falls, TX 76308
- Wichita 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 Wichita County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Texas State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Wichita County, Texas Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Wichita County, Texas Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Wichita County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Wichita County.