Archer County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Archer County, Texas (Map It) was created on January 22, 1858 from Unorganized Territory. This county was named for Branch Tanner Archer, a commissioner for the Republic of Texas .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Archer County is bordered by Wichita County (north), Clay County (east), Jack County (southeast), Young County (south), Baylor County (west).

Archer County Cities and Towns include Archer City, Holliday, Scotland, Lakeside City, Megargel, Windthorst.. A Map of Archer County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Archer County, Texas Courthouse Records

Archer County, Texas Courthouse
Archer County, TX Courthouse

The Archer County Courthouse is located in Archer City, Texas. Learn More About State of Texas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  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 Archer county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered. Some early records  prior to organization on July 27, 1880 may be located in Young County, Clay County, Jack County and Montague County

  • Archer County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1881, Land Records from 1830, Probate Records from 1875 and Court Records from 1880. 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.
  • Archer County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

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Archer County, Texas Vital Records

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