Callahan County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-25T19:56:49+00:00

Callahan County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Callahan County, Texas (Map It) was created on Febuary 1, 1858 from Travis County, Bexar County and Non-County Area . This county was named for James Hughes Callahan, a soldier during the Texas Revolution .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Callahan County is bordered by Shackelford County (north), Eastland County (east), Brown County (southeast), Coleman County (south), Taylor County (west), Jones County (northwest).

Callahan County Cities and Towns include Baird, Belle Plain, Callahan City, Clyde, Cottonwood, Cross Plains, Eula, Putnam.. A Map of Callahan County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Callahan County, Texas Courthouse Records

Callahan County, Texas Courthouse
Callahan County, TX Courthouse

The Callahan County Courthouse is located in Baird, 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 Callahan 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 3, 1877 may be located in Coryell County, Bosque County, Comanche County, Palo Pinto County, Shackelford County and Eastland County

  • Callahan County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1878, Land Records from 1878, Probate Records from 1878 and Court Records from 1879. 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.
  • Callahan 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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