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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
Reeves County; PO Box 867; Pecos, TX 79772-0867; Ph. 915.445.5467 Details: (Co Clk has b & d rec from 1903, m, pro, ct & land rec from 1885 & some deferred b rec from the 1800’s)
Reeves County Courthouse<br> PO Box 867<br> Pecos, TX 79772-0867<br> Phone: 915.445.5467&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1903,<br> marriage, probate court,and land records from 1885<br>and&nbsp;some deferred birth records from the 1800’s
== History  ==
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:25, 11 September 2012

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Reeves County, Texas
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Founded April 14, 1883
County Seat Pecos
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County Courthouse

Reeves County Courthouse
PO Box 867
Pecos, TX 79772-0867
Phone: 915.445.5467 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate court,and land records from 1885
and some deferred birth records from the 1800’s


The county's first settlers were Mexican farmers. Anglo-American settlers arrived about 1871.

Parent County

1883--Reeves County was created 14 April 1883 from Pecos County. County seat: Pecos [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Reeves County Land Survey Abstracts  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

History of Reeves County
Author: Robert N. Gatewood

Pecos: A History of the Pioneer West
Author: Alton Hughes

Henry F. Reeves, His Activities & Possessions
Author: Mary Helen Pax

History of the Pecos Volunteer Fire Department
Author: Mary Nabers Prewitt

The Romance of the Davis Mountains & Big Bend Country
Author: Carlysle Graham Raht

Spirits of the Border: The History & Mystery of the Lone Star State
Authors: Ken & Sharon Kudnall

Toyah Taproots: A memory book of those who put down roots in Toyah
Compiled by: The Toyah Historical & Centennial Committee







Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Reeves County Library
505 S Park St
Pecos, TX 79772
Phone: (432) 445-5340

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites


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