Tarrant County, Texas Records
Tarrant County, Texas (Map It) was created on December 20, 1849 from Navarro County. This county was named for Edward H. Tarrant, a U.S. Army general who drove the Native Americans out of the future county .
Tarrant County Cities and Towns include Arlington, Azle, Bedford, Benbrook, Blue Mound, Burleson , Colleyville, Crowley, Dalworthington Gardens, Edgecliff Village, Euless, Everman, Flower Mound , Forest Hill, Fort Worth , Grapevine , Grand Prairie , Haltom City, Haslet , Hurst, Keller, Kennedale, Lake Worth, Lakeside, Mansfield , Newark , North Richland Hills, Pantego, Pelican Bay, Rendon, Richland Hills, River Oaks, Saginaw, Sansom Park, Southlake, Trophy Club , Watauga, Westlake , Westover Hills, Westworth Village, White Settlement..
A Map of Tarrant County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Tarrant County, Texas Courthouse Records
Tarrant 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 Tarrant 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 burned in a fire in 1876 which destroyed all county documents
- Tarrant County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1876, Land Records from 1850, Probate Records from 1856 and Court Records from 1876. 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.
- Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Tarrant 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
Tarrant 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
Tarrant County, Texas Resources
- Arlington Public Library
- Arlington Genealogical Society
- Euless Public Library
- Grand Prairie Genealogical Society
- Mid-Cities Genealogical Society
- Fort Worth Public Library
- Fort Worth Genealogical Society
- Tarrant County Black History & Genealogical Society
- Southwest Regional National Archives, 501 W. Felix St., P.O. Box 6216, Fort Worth, TX 76115-6216
- Mansfield Historical Society
- Grapevine Historical Society
- Tarrant Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Tarrant County, Texas Message Boards
Tarrant County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Tarrant County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Tarrant Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- The Book of Fort Worth, 1913
- Tarrant Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Tarrant County History
- Tarrant County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Tarrant Co. TXGenweb
- Tarrant County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Tarrant County, Texas Military Records