Cottle County, Texas Genealogy

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

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County Courthouse

Cottle County Courthouse
PO Box 717
Paducah, TX 78248
Phone: 806.492.3823 

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, burial, probate
and court records and land records from 1892[1]


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History

Parent County

1876--Cottle County was created 21 August 1876 from Fannin Land District. County seat: Paducah [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
188024
1890240900.0%
19001,002317.5%
19104,396338.7%
19206,90157.0%
19309,39536.1%
19407,079−24.7%
19506,099−13.8%
19604,207−31.0%
19703,204−23.8%
19802,947−8.0%
19902,247−23.8%
20001,904−15.3%
20101,505−21.0%
1880 Federal Census - transcription - USGenWeb Archives Project



Church

Court

Land

Original Landowners of Texas - USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Cottle County Photographs - USGenWeb Archives Project

Maps

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

Military

Cottle County Veterans - TXGenWeb

Cottle County WWII Military News - TXGenWeb

Newspapers

Obituaries

Cottle County Obituaries - TXGenWeb

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Certified birth and death certificates or birth and death verifications can be ordered online or by mail at the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health. Copies can also be obtained from the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred and are often less expensive. You can also order them online through a third party company.

Marriages records can be obtained from the county the marriage occurred. Only marriage verifications can be obtained from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health.

See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cottle County, Texas. Page 661 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).