Hamilton County, Texas Records
Hamilton County, Texas (Map It) was created on June 22, 1858 from Comanche County, Bosque County and Lampasas County. This county was named for James Hamilton Jr., governor of South Carolina (1830–1832) who gave financial aid to the Republic of Texas .
Hamilton County is bordered by Erath County (north), Bosque County (northeast), Coryell County (southeast), Lampasas County (south), Mills County (southwest), Comanche County (northwest).
Hamilton County Cities and Towns include Evant, Hamilton, Hico..
A Map of Hamilton County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Hamilton County, Texas Courthouse Records
Hamilton County, TX Courthouse
The Hamilton County Courthouse is located in Hamilton, Texas. Learn More About State of Texas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.
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 Hamilton 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.
Courthouse and many county records were destroyed by fires in September 1863, March 1877, and February 1886.
- Hamilton County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1872 for Birth; 1903 for death, Marriage Records from 1876, Land Records from 1869, Probate Records from 1870 and Court Records from 1871. 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.
- Hamilton County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Hamilton County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Hamilton 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
Hamilton County, Texas Resources
- Hamilton County Genealogy Society
- Hamilton Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Hamilton County, Texas Message Boards
Hamilton County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Hamilton County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Hamilton Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- People and Places: Gazetter of Hamilton County Texas
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Hamilton Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Hamilton County History
- Hamilton County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Hamilton Co. TXGenweb
- Hamilton County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Hamilton County, Texas Military Records