Howard County, Texas

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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/howard/howtoc.htm Howard County Archives]  ~  TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhoward/ Howard County ] ~  TXGenWeb
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.  
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Howard|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Howard|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  

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Howard County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Howard County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Big Spring
Courthouse



Contents

County Courthouse

History

The first settlers arrived in 1870.

Parent County

1876--Howard County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Big Spring [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

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

Maps

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Howard County Library
500 S Main St
Big Spring, TX 79720
Phone: (432) 264-2260
Website

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

Web Sites

References

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