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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Walker County Courthouse<br> 1100 University Ave; PO Box 210; <br>Huntsville, TX 77340<br> Phone: 936.436.4922&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage, lande&nbsp;and court records from 1846, <br>birth, death and probate records; District Clerk has divorce records  
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[http://www.co.walker.tx.us/ Walker County Courthouse]<br> 1100 University Avenue PO Box 210 <br>Huntsville, Texas 77340<br> Phone: 936.436.4922&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage, lande&nbsp;and court records from 1846, <br>birth, death and probate records; District Clerk has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Walker County, Texas. Page 675 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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County Courthouse

Walker County Courthouse
1100 University Avenue PO Box 210
Huntsville, Texas 77340
Phone: 936.436.4922 

County Clerk has marriage, lande and court records from 1846,
birth, death and probate records; District Clerk has divorce records[1]

History

The county was under martial law for a time in 1871 because of the resistance to Reconstruction.

Parent County

1846--Walker County was created April 6, 1846 from Montgomery County. County seat: Huntsville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

The Walker County Historical Society published cemetery records, volumes 1, 2, and 3.  Volumes 1 and 2 are available online at the historical society website. 

Individual cemeteries and burial sites:

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Walker 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).