Hamilton County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Hamilton County, Texas (Map It) was created on June 22, 1858 from Comanche County, Bosque County and Lampasas County. This county was named for James Hamilton Jr., governor of South Carolina (1830–1832) who gave financial aid to the Republic of Texas .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Hamilton County is bordered by Erath County (north), Bosque County (northeast), Coryell County (southeast), Lampasas County (south), Mills County (southwest), Comanche County (northwest).

Hamilton County Cities and Towns include Evant, Hamilton, Hico.. A Map of Hamilton County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Hamilton County, Texas Courthouse Records

Hamilton County, Texas Courthouse
Hamilton County, TX Courthouse

The Hamilton County Courthouse is located in Hamilton, 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 Hamilton 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. Courthouse and many county records were destroyed by fires in September 1863, March 1877, and February 1886.

  • Hamilton County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1872 for Birth; 1903 for death, Marriage Records from 1876, Land Records from 1869, Probate Records from 1870 and Court Records from 1871. 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.
  • Hamilton 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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