Stephens County, Texas

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Stephens County; County Courthouse; 200 W Walker; Breckenridge, TX 76424; Ph. 254.559.3700 Details: (Formerly Buchanan Co. Nam changed to Stephens 187 Dec 1861) (Co Clk has b & d rec from 1903, m rec from 1876, pro rec from 1886 & land rec from 1858; Dis Clk has div & ct rec)
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Stephens County; County Courthouse;<br> 200 W Walker; Breckenridge, TX 76424; <br>Phone. 254.559.3700  
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<br>Details: (Formerly Buchanan Co. Nam changed to Stephens 187 Dec 1861) (Co Clk has b &amp; d rec from 1903, m rec from 1876, pro rec from 1886 &amp; land rec from 1858; Dis Clk has div &amp; ct rec)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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Contents

County Courthouse

Stephens County; County Courthouse;
200 W Walker; Breckenridge, TX 76424;
Phone. 254.559.3700


Details: (Formerly Buchanan Co. Nam changed to Stephens 187 Dec 1861) (Co Clk has b & d rec from 1903, m rec from 1876, pro rec from 1886 & land rec from 1858; Dis Clk has div & ct rec)

History

The first white settler arrived in 1857.

Parent County

1858--Stephens County was created 22 January 1858 from Bosque County. It was originally called Buchanan County, until the name changed 17 December 1861. County seat: Breckenridge [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Cemeteries from the Stephens County TXGenWeb site.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Civil War Confederate Pensions  WWI  WWII information from the Stephens County TXGenWeb site.

Newspapers

Newspapers from the Stephens County TXGenWeb site.

Obituaries

Obits from the Stephens County TXGenWeb site.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.

References

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