Hill County, Texas Records
Hill County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 7, 1853 from Navarro County. This county was named for George Washington Hill, a secretary of war and secretary of the navy under the Republic of Texas .
Hill County Cities and Towns include Abbott, Aquilla, Blum, Bynum, Carl's Corner, Covington, Hillsboro, Hubbard, Itasca, Malone, Mertens, Mount Calm, Penelope, Whitney..
A Map of Hill County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Hill County, Texas Courthouse Records
Hill 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 Hill 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.
Hill County Courthouse caught fire on 18 Sept 1872. Many county records were destroyed. Courthouse, built in 1890, caught fire on 1 Jan 1993, destroying most of the building.
- Hill County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1860 for Birth; 1903 for death, Marriage Records from 1873, Land Records from 1853, Probate Records from 1853 and Court Records from 1867. 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.
- Hill County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Hill 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
Hill 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
Hill County, Texas Resources
- Hill County Genealogical Society
- Hillsboro Heritage League, P.O. Box 2, Hillsboro, TX 76645
- Hill Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Hill County, Texas Message Boards
Hill County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Hill County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Hill Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- A Memorial and biographical history of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas : containing the early history of this important sectio
- Hill Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Hill County History
- Hill County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Hill Co. TXGenweb
- Hill County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Hill County, Texas Military Records