Ward County, Texas Records
Ward County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 26, 1887 from Tom Green County. This county was named for Thomas William Ward, a commissioner for the General Land Office of Texas and mayor of Austin, Texas .
Ward County Cities and Towns include Barstow, Grandfalls, Monahans, Pyote, Royalty, Thorntonville, Wickett..
A Map of Ward County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Ward County, Texas Courthouse Records
Ward 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 Ward 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.
- Ward County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1893, Land Records from 1893, Probate Records from 1893 and Court Records from 1893. 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.
- Ward County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Ward County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Ward 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
Ward County, Texas Resources
- Ward County Genealogical Society
- Ward Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Ward County, Texas Message Boards
Ward County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Ward County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Ward Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Ward Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Ward County History
- Ward County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Ward Co. TXGenweb
- Ward County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Ward County, Texas Military Records