Shackelford County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Shackelford County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 1, 1858 from the Young Territory and Non-County Area . This county was named for Jack Shackelford, a soldier of the Texas Revolution.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Shackelford County is bordered by Throckmorton County (north), Stephens County (east), Eastland County (southeast), Callahan County (south), Jones County (west), Haskell County (northwest).

Shackelford County Cities and Towns include Albany, Lueders, Moran.. A Map of Shackelford County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Shackelford County, Texas Courthouse Records

Shackelford County, Texas Courthouse
Shackelford County, TX Courthouse

The Shackelford County Courthouse is located in Albany, 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 Shackelford 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 October 12, 1874 may be located in Bosque County, Palo Pinto County and Jack County

  • Shackelford County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1903, Land Records from 1874, Probate Records from 1874 and Court Records from 1875. 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.
  • Shackelford County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Shackelford County, Texas Census Records

Shackelford County, Texas Vital Records

Shackelford County, Texas Resources

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