Ector County, Texas Genealogy

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Contents

County Courthouse

Ector County has had two courthouses.  The old red brick courthouse, built in 1904, was torn down in 1938, when the new Art Deco style courthouse opened.  In 1964 a new courthouse was built around the 1938 courthouse, changing the look of the courthouse.

Ector County Court House
300 N. Grant
Odessa, TX 79761

Inventory of County Records, Ector County Courthouse, 1973, edited by Carolyn Trigg. Read the book online at The Portal to Texas History.

History

Parent County

1887--Ector County was created 26 February 1887 from Tom Green County. County seat: Odessa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Gardendale | Goldsmith | Odessa | Penwell | Pleasant Farms | Notrees

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Odessa American Newspaper

Odessa American Statesman archives,1957-61, 1968-73, and 1976-77, at ancestry.com $

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

Web Sites

References

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