Dallam County, Texas

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Contents

County Courthouse

TexasDallamCourthouse.jpg

Texline was named the county seat when Dallam County was organized in 1891.  Ten years later the railroad came, and a new town, Dalhart, sprang up at the railroad crossing.  In 1903, Dalhart became the county seat.  Dallam County's first courthouse was built in 1891 in Texline.  A second courthouse was built in Dalhart in 1903.  The county's current courthouse, shown at right, was built in 1923.

Dallam County Courthouse
County & District Clerk - Terri Banks
P.O. Box 1352
Dalhart, Tx. 79022
(806) 244-4751

Dallam County Government Website

History

Parent County

1876--Dallam County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District, but was not organized until 1891. County seat: Dalhart [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Dalhart (partly in Hartley County) | Kerrick | Perico | Texline

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • The Book of Years: A History of Dallam and Hartley Counties, 1969, by Lillie Mae Hunter.
  • Hartley County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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