Dallas County, Texas Records
Dallas County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 30, 1846 from Nacogdoches County and Robertson County. This county was named for George Mifflin Dallas, the eleventh vice president of the United States (1845–1849).
Dallas County Cities and Towns include Addison, Balch Springs, Cedar Hill, Carrollton, Cockrell Hill, Combine, Coppell, Dallas, DeSoto, Duncanville, Farmers Branch, Ferris, Garland, Glenn Heights, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Highland Park, Hutchins, Irving, Lancaster, Lewisville, Mesquite, Ovilla, Richardson, Rowlett, Sachse, Seagoville, Sunnyvale, University Park, Wilmer, Wylie..
A Map of Dallas County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Dallas County, Texas Courthouse Records
Dallas County, TX Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicate what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Dallas county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Dallas County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903 for Birth; 1911 for death, Marriage Records from 1846, Land Records from 1846, Probate Records from 1842 and Court Records from 1846. The County Clerk's office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
- Dallas County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Dallas County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- State Population Schedules: Republic of Texas Poll Lists for 1846
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Dallas County, Texas Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from 1903 to present.
- Marriage Records: available from the County Clerk
- Divorce Records: available from the Clerk of District Court
- Locations: Texas Department of State Health Services
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth and Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 W. 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756; (888) 963-7111 or (512) 458-7111
Dallas County, Texas Resources
- Dallas County East Genealogical Society, 7637 Mary Dan Drive, Dallas 75217-4603
- Dallas Genealogical Society
- Dallas Historical Society
- Dallas Jewish Historical Society
- Irving Genealogical Society
- Mesquite Historical and Genealogical Society
- Grand Prairie Genealogical Society
- Duncanville Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 381147, Duncanville 75188
- Lancaster Genealogy Society
- Peters Colony Historical Society
- Richardson Historical & Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 831676, Richardson 75080-1676
- Dallas Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Dallas County, Texas Message Boards
Dallas County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Dallas County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Garland Mills Cemetery
- Dallas Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Memorial and biographical history of Dallas County, Texas : illustrated : containing a history of this important section of the
- Dallas County : a record of its pioneers and progress : being a supplement to John Henry Brown's History of Dallas County (188
- Dallas Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Dallas County History
- Dallas County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Dallas Co. TXGenweb
- Dallas County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Dallas City Directories 1878 - 1913
- Dallas, Texas Directory, 1889-94
- Dallas County, Texas Military Records