Childress County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-25T20:48:09+00:00

Childress County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Childress County, Texas (Map It) was created on November 19, 1876 from Hardeman County and Young Territory . This county was named for George Campbell Childress (1804–1841), one of the authors of the Texas Declaration of Independence.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Childress County is bordered by Colingsworth County (north), Harmon County, Oklahoma (northeast), Hardeman County (east), Cottle County (south), Hall County (west).

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

Childress County, Texas Courthouse Records

Childress County, Texas Courthouse
Childress County, TX Courthouse

The Childress County Courthouse is located in Childress, 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 Childress 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 April 11, 1887 may be located in Clay County, Wheeler County and Donley County

  • Childress County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1887, Land Records from 1887, Probate Records from 1888 and Court Records from 1887. 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.
  • Childress 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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