Denton County, Texas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Denton County was created 11 April 1846 from Fannin County. County seat: Denton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875--Courthouse and almost all county records were destroyed by fire in December 1875.

Local History

http://dentoncounty.com/history.asp

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Denton County Cemeteries Online

Church

Court


Maps

Military

Newspapers

Populated Places

Argyle
Aubrey
Bartonville
Bolivar
Carrollton †
Coppell †
Copper Canyon
Corinth
Corral City
Cross Roads
Dallas †
Denton
DISH
Double Oak
Elizabethtown
Flower Mound
Fort Worth †
Frisco †
Hackberry
Haslet †
Hebron
Hickory Creek
• Highland Village
Justin
Krugerville
Krum
Lake Dallas
• Lakewood Village
• Lewisville
• Lincoln Park
• Little Elm
• Northlake
• Oak Point
• Pilot Point
• Plano †
• Ponder
• Prosper †
• Roanoke
• Sanger
• Shady Shores
• Southlake †
• The Colony
• Trophy Club
• Westlake †

† only a small part of the city extends into Denton County

 Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

 

 

 

 

Societies and Libraries

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