Armstrong County, Texas Genealogy

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This article is about a north Texas county. For other uses, see Armstrong.
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County Courthouse

Armstrong County Courthouse
100 Trice Street
P O Box 189
Claude, Texas 79109
Armstrong County Government Website


Parent County

1876--Armstrong County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District and organized in 1890. County seat: Claude [1]

Tradition states the county was named for an early pioneer family.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Claude | Goodnight | Washburn | Wayside

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories

  • A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965, by the Armstront County Historical Society, an historical overview of Armstrong County, Texas discussing the ranches, families, and individuals important to the area. Read the book online from The Portal To Texas History.
  • A Supplement To A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965, additional biographical and genealogical information. Read it online from The Portal to Texas History.


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





Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).