Denton County, Texas Genealogy

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Contents

County Courthouse

TexasDentonCourthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1846--Denton County was created 11 April 1846 from Fannin County. County seat: Denton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875--Courthouse and almost all county records were destroyed by fire in December 1875.

Local History

http://dentoncounty.com/history.asp

Places/Localities

Populated Places

= source

ref /Wikipedia.com/ ref

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Denton County Cemeteries Online

Church

Denton County Texas Churcheswww.dentoncountytexas.us/Churches/churches_index.htm

Court


Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Populated Places

Argyle
Aubrey
Bartonville
Bolivar
Carrollton †
Coppell †
Copper Canyon
Corinth
Corral City
Cross Roads
Dallas †
Denton
DISH
Double Oak
Elizabethtown
Flower Mound
Fort Worth †
Frisco †
Hackberry
Haslet †
Hebron
Hickory Creek
• Highland Village
Justin
Krugerville
Krum
Lake Dallas
Lakewood Village
Lewisville
Lincoln Park
Little Elm
Northlake
Oak Point
Pilot Point
Plano †
Ponder
Prosper †
Roanoke
Sanger
Shady Shores
Southlake †
The Colony
Trophy Club
Westlake †

† only a small part of the city extends into Denton County

 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

  • Libraries in Denton County, Texas 

    dentoncounty.com/other/libraries.asp 

 Genealogy Society In formation and Activities of Denton County, Texas

  www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txdcgs/

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).