Red River County, Texas

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*Wikipedia has a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_online_newspaper_archives list of online newspaper archives] for Texas.
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*Wikipedia has a list of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_online_newspaper_archives online newspaper archives] for Texas.
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]  -  Texas Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]  -  Texas Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]  -  Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)  
 
*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]  -  Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)  
 
*[http://theoldentimes.com/oldtexas_main.html The Olden Times]   -   Historic Texas News Online.
 
*[http://theoldentimes.com/oldtexas_main.html The Olden Times]   -   Historic Texas News Online.
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has {{nowrap|[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=94&ci=25699 San Antonio newspapers]}} from the late 1800's.
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=94&ci=25699 {{nowrap|San Antonio newspapers}}] from the late 1800's that may include residents from Red River County.
  
 
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Revision as of 11:14, 5 August 2011

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Red River County, Texas
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Facts
Founded March 17, 1836
County Seat Clarksville
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Red River County has had five courthouses. [1] The fifth and current courthouse was built in 1885. 

Red River County Courthouse
County Clerk - Lorie Baird
North Walnut Street
Clarksville, TX 75426
Phone: 903-427-2401
Fax: 903-427-3589

Red River County Government Website

History

Parent County

1836--Red River County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. LaGrange (now called Madras) was named temporary county seat in 1837, until Clarksville was selected as the county seat in 1838. [2] County seat:Clarksville [3]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Red River County border changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Annona | Avery | Bagwell | Bogata | Clarksville | Detroit | Deport (mostly in Lamar County) | English | Maple

Neighboring Counties


Resources

Cemeteries

Census


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War Dead buried in Red River County, Texas, by Lawrence and Sue Dale. Contains all notes from cemetery records, 374 individuals, most without formal Civil War markers. Available from the authors
  • 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

Red River County Public Library
307 N Walnut St
Clarksville, TX 75426
Phone: (903) 427-3991
Website

Red River County, TX Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 516
Clarksville, TX 75426-2720
Website

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

Web Sites

References

  1. HistoricTexas.net: Red River County http://www3.historictexas.net/red-river-county-texas
  2. Handbook of Texas Online: Red River County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcr05
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).