Upton County, Texas

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.upton.tx.us/ips/cms Upton County Courthouse]<br>205 E 10; PO Box 465<br>Rankin, TX 79778-0465<br>Phone: 915.693.2861&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, divorce, land&nbsp;<br>probate &amp; military records from 1910; District<br>Clerk has court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Upton County, Texas. Page 675 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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The first house in the county was built in 1880.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
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Upton County was created 26 February 1867 from Tom Green County and organized in 1910. County seat: Upland (1910-1921); Rankin (1921- present). The first house in the county was built in 1880.
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'''1887--'''Upton County was created 26 February 1867 from [[Tom Green County, Texas|Tom Green]] County. '''County seat:''' Rankin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Crane County, Texas|Crane]]
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*[[Crockett County, Texas|Crockett]]
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*[[Ector County, Texas|Ector]]
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*[[Glasscock County, Texas|Glasscock]]
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*[[Midland County, Texas|Midland]]
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*[[Reagan County, Texas|Reagan]]
  
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.
  
 
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193983&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Upton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] .
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Upton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Upton County Courthouse
205 E 10; PO Box 465
Rankin, TX 79778-0465
Phone: 915.693.2861 

County Clerk has birth, marriage, divorce, land 
probate & military records from 1910; District
Clerk has court records[1]

History

The first house in the county was built in 1880.

Parent County

1887--Upton County was created 26 February 1867 from Tom Green County. County seat: Rankin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Upton County, Texas. Page 675 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).