Angelina County, Texas Genealogy

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== Societies and Libraries   ==
== Societies and Libraries   ==
*[ Kurth Memorial Library]  - Lufkin Texas
*[ Kurth Memorial Library]  - Lufkin Texas  
*[ Angelina County Genealogical Society]
*[ Angelina County Genealogical Society]
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====

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Guide to Angelina County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Courthouse

Hand and keyboard.jpg Texas
Online Records
Angelina County Courthouse
PO Box 908
Lufkin, TX 75902-0908
Phone: 936.634.8339 

County Clerk has some birth records from 1875, death records
 from 1903, marriage, probate and land records from 1846;
District Clerk has divorce records; County Clerk and District
Court have court records from 1920[1]


Parent County

1846--Angelina County was created April 22, 1846 from Nacogdoches County.

County seats: Marion 1846-1854; Jonesville 1854-1858; Homer 1858-1892; Lufkin 1892-present. [2][3]

According to tradition, Angelina county was named for an Indian girl who helped missionaries in the area.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1891--Angelina County Courthouse at Homer burned on November 19, 1891.  Many of the county records - including those in the assessor's office and the justice of the peace office were destroyed. [4]


Populated Places

Cities and Towns: Burke | Diboll | Hudson | Huntington | Lufkin | Shawnee | Zavalla

Neighboring  Counties


African American





Local Histories


1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith & Trinity at

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site





Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Angelina County, Texas. Page 658 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).
  3. Angelina County - Handbook of Texas Online
  4. - Homer, TX Courthouse Fire, Nov 1891