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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
[http://www.co.ward.tx.us/ips/cms Ward County Courthouse ]<br>400 S Allen Street <br>Monahans, TX 79756<br> Phone: 915.943.3294&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate, court <br>and land records&nbsp;Clk has&nbsp;from 1892 and military records;<br> District Clerk has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ward County, Texas. Page 675 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
== History  ==
== History  ==

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Ward County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Ward County
Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Founded February 26, 1887
County Seat Monahans
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County Courthouse

Ward County Courthouse
400 S Allen Street
Monahans, TX 79756
Phone: 915.943.3294 

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate, court
and land records Clk has from 1892 and military records;
District Clerk has divorce records[1]


Anglo-American settlement started in 1881.

Parent County

1887--Ward County was created 26 February 1887 from Tom Green County. County seat: Monahans [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Land Survey Abstract Indices of  the Original Land Owners of Texas

Local Histories







Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Ward County Library
409 S Dwight St
Monahans, TX 79756
Phone: (432) 943-3332

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ward County, Texas. Page 675 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).