Walker County, Texas Genealogy

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== Societies and Libraries  ==
== Societies and Libraries  ==
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
== Web Sites  ==
== Web Sites  ==

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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 [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



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. 




Local Histories


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





Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    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.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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