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

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Falls County, Texas
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Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Founded January 28, 1850
County Seat Marlin
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County Courthouse

Falls County Courthouse
PO Box 458
Marlin, TX 76661-0458
Phone: 254.883.1408

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1854, land records from 1835
and probate records from 1870[1]


Parent County

1850--Falls County was created 28 January 1850 from Limestone and Milam Counties. County seat: Marlin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


African American





Local Histories

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







Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. United States Vital Records has additional research guidance on researching and using vital records. See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas or How to order Texas Vital Records

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred, ordered electronically online or download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.

Societies and Libraries

Pauline And Jane Chilton Memorial Marlin Public Library
400 Oaks St
Marlin, TX 76661
Phone: (254) 883-6602

D Brown Memorial Library
203 N 2nd St
Rosebud, TX 76570
Phone: (254) 583-2328

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Falls County, Texas. Page 663 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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