Crockett County, Texas Genealogy

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

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Crockett County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Crockett County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Founded January 22, 1875
County Seat Ozona
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County Courthouse

Crockett County Courthouse
PO Drawer C
Ozona, TX 76943
Phone: 915.392.2022 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
divorce, probate and court records from 1892 and
burial records after 1980[1]


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The county is named after Davy Crockett (1786-1836), frontiersman, Congressman, and Alamo defender.[2]

Parent County

1875--Crockett County was created 22 January 1875 from Bexar Land District.
County seat: Ozona [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories

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



  • 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


Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Crockett County, Texas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:




Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Certified birth and death certificates or birth and death verifications can be ordered online or by mail at the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health. Copies can also be obtained from the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred and are often less expensive. You can also order them online through a third party company.

Marriages records can be obtained from the county the marriage occurred. Only marriage verifications can be obtained from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health.

See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.

Societies and Libraries

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
  • Hidden Ancestors  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Crockett County, Texas. Page 662 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Davy Crockett," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).