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County Courthouse

Panola County Courthouse
110 S Sycamore Street
Carthage, TX 75633
Phone: 903.693.0302 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1846, probate, court and land records[1]


Parent County

1846--Panola County was created 30 March 1846 from Shelby and Harrison Counties. County seat: Carthage [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Beckville | Carthage | Clayton | De Berry | Gary City | Long Branch | Mineral Springs | Murvaul | Panola | Tatum (mostly in Rusk County)

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories

Images of America: Carthage, 2009, by Bill O'Neal. See part of the book on line at Google Books.


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

1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith & Trinity at





Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Panola County, Texas. Page 671 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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