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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/motley/land/motley.txt Original Land Owners of Texas] - Motley County&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/motley/land/motley.txt Original Land Owners of Texas] - Motley County&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/txmotley/surnames.htm Surnames of Motley County]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Motley County TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/txmotley/surnames.htm Surnames of Motley County]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Motley County TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbacx Afred Hightower Barton]
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbacx Afred Hightower Barton]  
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbi33 Charlie David Bird]
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbi33 Charlie David Bird]  
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fca33 Henry Harrison Campbell]
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fca33 Henry Harrison Campbell]  
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fli30 Arthur G. Ligertwood]
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[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/txmotley/Newspapers/index.htm Old Newspaper Clippings]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Motley County TXGenWeb  
 
[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/txmotley/Newspapers/index.htm Old Newspaper Clippings]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Motley County TXGenWeb  
  
[http://mctribune.info/ Motley County Tribune]
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[http://mctribune.info/ Motley County Tribune]  
  
 
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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

Original Land Owners of Texas - Motley County  -  USGenWeb Archives

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Old Newspaper Clippings  -  Motley County TXGenWeb

Motley County Tribune

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).