Borden County, Texas Genealogy

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*[ Borden County Birth Records 1929-1949] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb  
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Guide to Borden County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Borden County, Texas
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Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Gail
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County Courthouse

Borden County Courthouse
117 E Wasson; PO Box 124
Gail, TX 79738
Phone: 806.756.4312 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
divorce and court records from 1891, land records from
1880 and probate records from 1894[1]


Parent County

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

The county was named for Gail Borden Jr., newspaper publisher and founder of the Borden Company.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Towns and Cities:  | Gail | Durham |

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Records for 1835 & 1836] Complete List ~ TXGenWeb

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors





Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. United States Vital Records has additional research guidance on researching and using vital records. See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas or How to order Texas Vital Records

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred, ordered electronically online or download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Borden County, Texas. Page 659 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).