Sterling County, Texas

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== County Courthouse<br> ==
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Sterling County Court House;<br>615 4th; PO Box 55; <br>Sterling City, TX 76951-0055;<br>Phone: 915.378.5191<br>
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[http://www.co.sterling.tx.us/ips/cms Sterling County Courthouse]<br>615 4th; PO Box 55 <br>Sterling City, TX 76951-0055<br>Phone: 915.378.5191<br>  
  
County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and&nbsp;death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1913, divorce, probate, court and <br>land records from 1891 <br><br>Sterling County has had three courthouses. The first courthouse was built in 1891, the second in 1905 and the current courthouse, built in 1938.  
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County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and&nbsp;death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1913, divorce, probate, court and <br>land records from 1891 <br><br>Sterling County has had three courthouses. The first courthouse was built in 1891, the second in 1905 and the current courthouse, built in 1938<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sterling County, Texas. Page 674 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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Founded March 4, 1891
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County Courthouse

Sterling County Courthouse
615 4th; PO Box 55
Sterling City, TX 76951-0055
Phone: 915.378.5191

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1913, divorce, probate, court and
land records from 1891

Sterling County has had three courthouses. The first courthouse was built in 1891, the second in 1905 and the current courthouse, built in 1938[1]

 

Sterling County Government website

Inventory of county records, Sterling County Courthouse, Sterling City, Texas, 1979. Describes the records of the Commissioner's Court, County Clerk, County Court, District Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, Treasurer, and County School Superintendent. Also provides a list of Sterling County records and an index. Digital book online from The Portal to Texas History.


History

Parent County

1891--Sterling County was created 4 March 1891 fromTom Green County. County seat: Sterling City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Broome | Sterling City

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1900 ~ partial transcription  ~  TXGenWeb
  • 1920  ~  partial transcription  ~  TXGenWeb

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Sterling County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Milling around Sterling County, 1976, edited by Beverly Daniels.
  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

  • 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

Sterling County Public Library
301 Main
Sterling City, TX 76951
Phone: (325) 378-2212

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sterling County, Texas. Page 674 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).