Hemphill County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-26T00:14:41+00:00

Hemphill County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Hemphill County, Texas (Map It) was created on August 21, 1876 from the Young Territory. This county was named for John Hemphill (1803–1862), U.S. Senator and Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Hemphill County is bordered by Lipscomb County (north), Ellis County, Oklahoma (northeast), Roger Mills County, Oklahoma (southeast), Wheeler County (south), Roberts County (west).

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

Hemphill County, Texas Courthouse Records

Hemphill County, Texas Courthouse
Hemphill County, TX Courthouse

The Hemphill County Courthouse is located in Canadian, 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 Hemphill 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 1887 may be located in Clay County and Wheeler County

  • Hemphill County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1887, Land Records from 1887, Probate Records from 1887 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.
  • Hemphill 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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