Baylor County, Texas

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties B|Counties B]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Baylor County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}}<br>{{Infobox U.S. County
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties B|Counties B]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Baylor County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}}<br>  
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| county = Baylor County
 
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| founded date = February 1
 
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| seat wl = Seymour
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.baylorcountytexas.us/index.html Baylor County Courthouse]<br> 101 S Washington; PO Box 689<br> Seymour, TX 76380-0689<br> Phone: 940.888.3322&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1879, divorce records from 1881, <br>probate and court records&nbsp;from 1880<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Baylor County, Texas. Page 658 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.baylorcountytexas.us/index.html Baylor County Courthouse]<br> 101 S Washington; PO Box 689<br> Seymour, TX 76380-0689<br> Phone: 940.888.3322&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1879, divorce records from 1881, <br>probate and court records&nbsp;from 1880<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Baylor County, Texas. Page 658 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History<br> ==
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'''1858--'''Baylor County was created 1 February 1858 from Fannin Land District. '''County seat:''' Seymour <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
 
'''1858--'''Baylor County was created 1 February 1858 from Fannin Land District. '''County seat:''' Seymour <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
  
The county was named for Henry W. Baylor, a doctor serving with the Texas Rangers.<br>
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The county was named for Henry W. Baylor, a doctor serving with the Texas Rangers.<br>  
  
 
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Baylor County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Baylor County
Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 1, 1858
County Seat Seymour
Courthouse
 

Contents

County Courthouse

Baylor County Courthouse
101 S Washington; PO Box 689
Seymour, TX 76380-0689
Phone: 940.888.3322 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1879, divorce records from 1881,
probate and court records from 1880[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Baylor County was created 1 February 1858 from Fannin Land District. County seat: Seymour [2] 

The county was named for Henry W. Baylor, a doctor serving with the Texas Rangers.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

County Seat: | Seymour |

Cities and Towns:

Round Timber - Established 1874, Population in 2000 was 2. [3]

Seaborn - A post office operated at Seaborn from January 1907 to September 1910 before changing its name to Westover. [4]

Westover - Created in 1910 when the name of the town of Seaborn was changed to Westover.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Historical Maps  ~  From the Republic to the Turn of the Century  ~  Hidden Ancestors Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Baylor 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. Handbook of Texas Online
  4. Postmasters and Post Offices of Texas, 1846-1930