Ector County, Texas Genealogy

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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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*[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Atlas/US/7247/Ector+County+1901/ Ector County 1901] from Historic Map Works.<br>
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*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=4850 Ector County Highway Map 1940] from the Texas State Library Archives Commission.<br>
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*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=5119 Ector County Highway Map 1961] from the Texas State Library Archives Commission.
  
 
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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 | Notrees | Odessa (partly in Midland county) | Penwell | Pleasant Farms | West Odessa


Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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