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Courthouse

Mills County Courthouse
P.O. Box 483
Goldthwaite, Texas 76844

Phone: 325-648-2222
Fax: 325-648-2806


History

The first white settlers arrived in 1856 and established Hanna Valley. 

Mills county was formed from Brown, Comanche, Hamilton, and Lampasas Counties in 1887.The county was named in honor of John T. Mills, a early Judge, who successively held the judgeship of the Third, Seventh, and Eighth Judicial districts. Mills county Court house is located in Goldthwaite, Mills County, Texas. According to the Mills County Historical The town was named for Joe G. Goldthwaite, the railroad official who conducted the auction of town lots.

Parent County

1887--Mills County was created 15 March 1887 from Comanche, Brown, Hamilton, and Lampasas Counties. County seat: Goldthwaite [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Mills County Seat - Goldthwaite

Caradan
Center City
Democrat
Ebony
Mount Olive
Mullin
Priddy
Regency
Ridge
Star

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

{{Historical populations
|type = USA
|heading = Census
|footnote = Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.
|1890 |5493
|1900 |7851
|1910 |9694
|1920 |9019
|1930 |8293
|1940 |7951
|1950 |5999
|1960 |4467
|1970 |4212
|1980 |4477
|1990 |4531
}}

Church

Churches of Mills County  -  Mills County TXGenWeb

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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

 

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