Hale County, Texas Records
Hale County, Texas (Map It) was created on August 21, 1876 from the Young Territory. This county was named for John C. Hale, a lieutenant killed in action at the Battle of San Jacinto .
Hale County Cities and Towns include Abernathy, Cotton Center, Edmonson, Hale Center, Hale City, Petersburg, Plainview, Seth Ward..
A Map of Hale County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Hale County, Texas Courthouse Records
Hale 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 Hale 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.
- Hale County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1888, Land Records from 1888, Probate Records from 1888 and Court Records from 1888. 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.
- Hale County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Hale County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Hale 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
Hale County, Texas Resources
- Hi-Plains Genealogical Society
- Hale Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Hale County, Texas Message Boards
Hale County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Hale County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Hale Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- History of Hale County, Texas
- Hale Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Hale County History
- Hale County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Hale Co. TXGenweb
- Hale County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Hale County, Texas Military Records