Eastland County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Eastland County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 1, 1858 from Non-County Area and Palo Pinto County. This county was named for William Mosby Eastland, a soldier during the Texas Revolution.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Eastland County is bordered by Stephens County (north), Palo Pinto County (northeast), Erath County (east), Comanche County (southeast), Brown County (south), Callahan County (west), Shackelford County (northwest) .

Eastland County Cities and Towns include Carbon, Cisco, Eastland, Gorman, Ranger, Rising Star.. A Map of Eastland County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Eastland County, Texas Courthouse Records

Eastland County, Texas Courthouse
Eastland County, TX Courthouse

The Eastland County Courthouse is located in Eastland, 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 Eastland 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 December 2, 1873 may be located in Bosque County, Comanche County and Palo Pinto County. Eastland County Courthouse, a three-story stone building, burned on November 29, 1896.  The records are believed to have been saved.

  • Eastland County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1873, Land Records from 1874, Probate Records from 1874 and Court Records from 1874. 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.
  • Eastland 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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