Hamilton County, Texas Genealogy

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[[Image:TexasHamiltonCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px|TexasHamiltonCourthouse.jpg]] Hamilton County; County Courthouse; Hamilton, TX 76531-1859; Ph. 254.386.3518 Details: (Created 2 Feb 1842, but not organized until 1858) (Co Clk has incomplete b & d rec from 1903, m rec from 1885, div rec from 1875, pro rec from 1870 & land rec)
  
 
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== History  ==

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County Courthouse

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 Hamilton County; County Courthouse; Hamilton, TX 76531-1859; Ph. 254.386.3518 Details: (Created 2 Feb 1842, but not organized until 1858) (Co Clk has incomplete b & d rec from 1903, m rec from 1885, div rec from 1875, pro rec from 1870 & land rec)

History

History

Parent County

1858--Hamilton County was created 22 June 1858 from Bosque, Comanche, Lampasas, and Coryell Counties.
County seat: Hamilton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1863, 1877, 1886--Courthouses and many county records were destroyed by fires in September 1863, March 1877, and February 1886.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Carlton | Evant | Fairy (Martin's Gap) | Hamilton | Hico | Jonesboro (partly in Coryell County) | Pottsville | Shreve

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

TxGenWeb Hamilton County Archives - Cemeteries

Cemeteries from the Gazetteer

Church

Hamilton County Churches

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Hamilton Herald News

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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