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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
Walker County; 1100 University Ave; PO Box 210; Huntsville, TX 77340; Ph. 936.436.4922 Details: (Co Clk has m, land & ct rec from 1846, b, d & pro rec; Dis Clk has div rec)
Walker County Courthouse<br> 1100 University Ave; PO Box 210; <br>Huntsville, TX 77340<br> Phone: 936.436.4922&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage, lande&nbsp;and court records from 1846, <br>birth, death and probate records; District Clerk has divorce records
== History  ==
== History  ==

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County Courthouse

Walker County Courthouse
1100 University Ave; PO Box 210;
Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936.436.4922 

County Clerk has marriage, lande and court records from 1846,
birth, death and probate records; District Clerk has divorce records


The county was under martial law for a time in 1871 because of the resistance to Reconstruction.

Parent County

1846--Walker County was created April 6, 1846 from Montgomery County. County seat: Huntsville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



The Walker County Historical Society published cemetery records, volumes 1, 2, and 3.  Volumes 1 and 2 are available online at the historical society website. 

Individual cemeteries and burial sites:




Local Histories


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





Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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