Hamilton County, Texas

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:TexasHamiltonCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|253px|TexasHamiltonCourthouse.jpg]][http://www.hamiltoncountytx.org/ Hamilton County Courthouse]<br> County Courthouse<br> Hamilton, TX 76531-1859<br> Phone: 254.386.3518 <br><br>County Clerk has incomplete birth and death from 1903, marriage records from 1885, divorce records<br> from 1875, probate records from 1870 and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hamilton County, Texas. Page 665 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[[Image:TexasHamiltonCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|253px]][http://www.hamiltoncountytx.org/ Hamilton County Courthouse]<br> County Courthouse<br> Hamilton, TX 76531-1859<br> Phone: 254.386.3518 <br><br>County Clerk has incomplete birth and death from 1903, marriage records from 1885, divorce records<br> from 1875, probate records from 1870 and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hamilton County, Texas. Page 665 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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County Courthouse

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Hamilton County Courthouse
County Courthouse
Hamilton, TX 76531-1859
Phone: 254.386.3518

County Clerk has incomplete birth and death from 1903, marriage records from 1885, divorce records
from 1875, probate records from 1870 and land records[1]

History

History

Parent County

1858--Hamilton County was created 22 June 1858 from Bosque, Comanche, Lampasas, and Coryell Counties.
County seat: Hamilton [2]

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hamilton County, Texas. Page 665 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).