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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] &gt;&nbsp;Motley County'' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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District Clerk<br>P. O. Box 66<br>Matador, TX 79244-0066  
 
District Clerk<br>P. O. Box 66<br>Matador, TX 79244-0066  
  
(806) 347-2621<br>  
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(806) 347-2621<br>
  
 
County Clerk<br>P. O. Box 66<br>Matador, TX 79244-0066  
 
County Clerk<br>P. O. Box 66<br>Matador, TX 79244-0066  
  
(806) 347-2621
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(806) 347-2621  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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===== Towns  =====
  
 
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*Flomot  
===== Towns =====
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*Four Corners  
 
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*Gilpin  
 
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*Matador  
 
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*Northfield  
*Flomot
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*Roaring Springs  
*Four Corners
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*TeePee City  
*Gilpin
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*Whiteflat  
*Matador
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*White Star  
*Northfield
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*Roaring Springs
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*TeePee City
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*Whiteflat
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*White Star
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*Duchman Creek&nbsp;
 
*Duchman Creek&nbsp;
  
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.  
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Marriages &nbsp;1966 - 200]6
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Marriages &nbsp;1966 - 200]6  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Divorces 1966 - 2006]
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Divorces 1966 - 2006]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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[http://www.motleycountychamber.org/library.htm Motley County Library]<br>1105 Main Street<br>P.O. Box 557<br>Matador, TX 79244
  
 
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[http://www.motleycountychamber.org/ Motley Co. Chamber of Commerce]<br>828 Dundee St.<br>(Old Traweek Hospital)<br>P. O. Box 788<br>Matador, TX 79244<br>806-347-2968  
[http://www.motleycountychamber.org/library.htm Motley County Library]<br>1105 Main Street<br>P.O. Box 557<br>Matador, TX 79244
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[http://www.motleycountychamber.org/ Motley Co. Chamber of Commerce]<br>828 Dundee St.<br>(Old Traweek Hospital)<br>P. O. Box 788<br>Matador, TX 79244<br>806-347-2968
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/txmotley/index.html Motley County TXGenWeb]. &nbsp;History, vital statistics, biographies, photos, newspaper clippings, surnames, maps, obituaries and other Motley County information. &nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/txmotley/index.html Motley County TXGenWeb]. &nbsp;History, vital statistics, biographies, photos, newspaper clippings, surnames, maps, obituaries and other Motley County information. &nbsp;  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/motley/motltoc.htm USGenWeb Motley County Archives]. &nbsp;Vital statistics, census information, cemetery transcriptions, photographs, land owners and more.<br>  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/motley/motltoc.htm USGenWeb Motley County Archives]. &nbsp;Vital statistics, census information, cemetery transcriptions, photographs, land owners and more.<br>
 
*[https://beta.familysearch.org/ Search for an Ancestor] - Family Search.
 
*[https://beta.familysearch.org/ Search for an Ancestor] - Family Search.
  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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{{Texas|Texas}}  
 
{{Texas|Texas}}  
  
 
[[Category:Motley_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Motley_County,_Texas]]

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County Courthouse

Courthouse
P. O. Box 66
Matador, TX 79244-0066

(806) 347-2621

District Clerk
P. O. Box 66
Matador, TX 79244-0066

(806) 347-2621

County Clerk
P. O. Box 66
Matador, TX 79244-0066

(806) 347-2621

History

The first settlers arrived in 1878. The first settlement was Matador in 1891.

Parent County

1876--Motley County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Matador.

Named in honor of Dr. Junius William Mottley, 1811-1836, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and aide to General Rusk at the Battle of San Jacinto where he was mortally wounded. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns
  • Flomot
  • Four Corners
  • Gilpin
  • Matador
  • Northfield
  • Roaring Springs
  • TeePee City
  • Whiteflat
  • White Star
  • Duchman Creek 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Motley County Library
1105 Main Street
P.O. Box 557
Matador, TX 79244

Motley Co. Chamber of Commerce
828 Dundee St.
(Old Traweek Hospital)
P. O. Box 788
Matador, TX 79244
806-347-2968

Web Sites

References

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