Reeves County, Texas

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Guide to Reeves County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded April 14, 1883
County Seat Pecos
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Contents

County Courthouse

Reeves County Courthouse
PO Box 867
Pecos, TX 79772-0867
Phone: 915.445.5467 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate court,and land records from 1885
and some deferred birth records from the 1800’s[1]

History

The county's first settlers were Mexican farmers. Anglo-American settlers arrived about 1871.

Parent County

1883--Reeves County was created 14 April 1883 from Pecos County. County seat: Pecos [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Reeves County Land Survey Abstracts  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Reeves County, Texas. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.

History of Reeves County
Author: Robert N. Gatewood

Pecos: A History of the Pioneer West
Author: Alton Hughes

Henry F. Reeves, His Activities & Possessions
Author: Mary Helen Pax

History of the Pecos Volunteer Fire Department
Author: Mary Nabers Prewitt

The Romance of the Davis Mountains & Big Bend Country
Author: Carlysle Graham Raht

Spirits of the Border: The History & Mystery of the Lone Star State
Authors: Ken & Sharon Kudnall

Toyah Taproots: A memory book of those who put down roots in Toyah
Compiled by: The Toyah Historical & Centennial Committee

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Reeves County Library
505 S Park St
Pecos, TX 79772
Phone: (432) 445-5340

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Reeves County, Texas. Page 672 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).