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Guide to Wichita County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Wichita County, Texas
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Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Founded February 1, 1858
County Seat Wichita Falls
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County Courthouse

Wichita County Courthouse
900 7th Street PO Box 1679
Wichita Falls, TX 76307-1679
Phone: 940.766.8144 

County Clerk has has incomplete birth records from 1890,
incomplete death records from 1900, marriage, probate
 and land records from 1882; District  Clerk has divorce and
court records[1]


The first white settler arrived in 1856.

Parent County

1858--Wichita County was created 1 February 1858 Fannin Land District. County seat: Wichita Falls [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




LDS Ward and Branch Records



Original Land Owners of Texas  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories







Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Electra Public Library
401 N Waggoner St
Electra, TX 76360
Phone: (940) 495-2208

Tom Burnett Memorial Library
400 W Alameda St
Iowa Park, TX 76367
Phone: (940) 592-4981

Wichita Falls Public Library
600 11th St
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Phone: (940) 767-0868

Burkburnett Library
215 E 4th St
Burkburnett, TX 76354
Phone: (940) 569-2991

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites

  • Wichita County  ~  TXGenWeb
  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
  • Hidden Ancestors  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
  • USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wichita County, Texas. Page 676 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).


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