Taylor County, Texas Records
Taylor County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 1, 1858 from Bexar Land District . This county was named for Edward Taylor (1812–1836), George Taylor (1816–1836), and James Taylor (1814–1836), three brothers who died at the Alamo .
Taylor County Cities and Towns include Abilene , Buffalo Gap, Impact, Lawn, Merkel, Trent, Tuscola, Tye..
A Map of Taylor County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Taylor County, Texas Courthouse Records
Taylor 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 Taylor 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.
- Taylor County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1878, Land Records from 1878, Probate Records from 1878 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.
- Taylor County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Taylor 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
Taylor 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
Taylor County, Texas Resources
- West Texas Genealogical Society
- Scarborough Library of Genealogy, History & Biography of South and Southwest, c/o McMurray College Library, McMurray Station, Abilene, TX 79605
- Taylor Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Taylor County, Texas Message Boards
Taylor County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Abilene Reporter News (Abilene, Texas)
- Abilene Morning Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas)
- Abilene Morning News (Abilene, Texas)
- Taylor County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Taylor Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Abilene Genealogical and Historical Research Services
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Taylor Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Taylor County History
- Taylor County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Taylor Co. TXGenweb
- Taylor County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Taylor County, Texas Military Records