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Hale County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Hale County
Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Plainview
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

Hale County Courthouse
500 Broadway
Plainview, TX 79072-8050
Phone: 806.291.5261

County Clerk has marriage and land records
from 1888 and probate records from 1889;
District Clerk has divorce and court records[1]

History

The first settlers arrived in March 1883.

Parent County

1876--Hale County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Plainview [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Abernathy
Cotton Center
Edmonson
Hale Center
Hale City
Petersburg
Plainview
Seth Ward

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Hale County Cemetery Records Database by the  Hi-Plains Genealogical Society has 37,000+ records. About one-third refer maiden names to associated married names. It can be searched by name or date. Information includes name variations, birth, death, and marriage dates; spouse's and parents’ names; military service; funeral home, the name of the cemetery with location within the cemetery, notes and obituary.


Church

Court

Land

Original Land Owners of Texas Hale County   ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Abernathy Public Library
811 Avenue D
Abernathy, TX 79311
Phone: (806) 298-4138
Website


Hale Center Public Library Inc
609 Main St
Hale Center, TX 79041
Phone: (806) 839-2055


Petersburg Public Library
1614 Main St
Petersburg, TX 79250
Phone: (806) 667-3657


Unger Memorial Library
825 Austin St
Plainview, TX 79072
Phone: (806) 296-1148
Website

Family History Centers

4211 SW 2nd St
Plainview, Hale, Texas, United States
Phone: 806-293-1513
Hours: Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hale County, Texas. Page 665 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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