Henderson County, Texas Records
Henderson County, Texas (Map It) was created on April 27, 1846 from Houston County and Nacogdoches County. This county was named for James Pinckney Henderson, the first governor of Texas (1846–1847) .
Henderson County is bordered by Kaufman County (north), Van Zandt County (north), Smith County (east), Cherokee County (southeast), Anderson County County(south), Freestone County (southwest), Navarro County (west), Ellis County (northwest).
Henderson County Cities and Towns include Athens, Berryville, Brownsboro, Caney City, Chandler, Coffee City, Enchanted Oaks, Eustace, Gun Barrel City, Log Cabin, Mabank , Malakoff, Moore Station, Murchison, Payne Springs, Poynor, Seven Points, Star Harbor, Tool, Trinidad..
A Map of Henderson County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Henderson County, Texas Courthouse Records
Henderson 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 Henderson 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.
- Henderson County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1847, Land Records from 1847, Probate Records from 1846 and Court Records from 1847. 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.
- Henderson County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Henderson 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
Henderson 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
Henderson County, Texas Resources
- Athens Genealogical Organization
- Henderson County Genealogical Org
- Henderson County Historical Commission
- Henderson County Historical Society
- Henderson Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Henderson County, Texas Message Boards
Henderson County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Henderson County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Henderson Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- History of Henderson County Texas : recording names of early pioneers, their struggles and handicaps, condition and appearance
- Henderson Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Henderson County History
- Henderson County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Henderson Co. TXGenweb
- Henderson County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Henderson County, Texas Military Records