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|Floyd County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||August 21, 1876|
Floyd County Courthouse
100 S Main Street
PO Box 476
Floydada, TX 79235
County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate and court records from 1903
and land records from 1876; District Clerk has divorce records
Floyd County has had three courthouses. The first, built in 1892 was a 48'x48' frame structure. The second courthouse, a brick building with a bell tower and clock, was built in 1911, and was torn down after the opening of the present courthouse.  
The first permanent settlers arrived in 1884.
County seat: Originally, Floyd City. The town's name was changed in 1892 to Floydada 
Aiken | Dougherty | Floydada | Lockney | South Plains
- Floyd County Cemeteries from the Floyd County TXGenWeb site.
- Tombstone Transcription Project ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
- Texas Historic Cemeteries ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
- African American Cemeteries Online ~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
- Cemetery Junction ~ Links to cemetery transcriptions
- History of Floyd County, 1876-1979, 1979, by Floyd County Historical Museum. Digital Book online from the Portal to Texas History.
- Early History of Floyd County, 1947, by Claude V. Hall
- Floyd County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.
- Texas Museums ~ List of all museums in Texas ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Historical Maps ~ From the Republic to the Turn of the Century ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
- Floyd County Confederate Pension Application Index from the USGenWeb archives.
- Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Fallen Heroes ~ Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon
111 E. Missouri
Floydada, TX 79325 website
- Home Town News - Texas Newspaper Index with links
- Newslink - Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
- The Olden Times - Historic Texas News Online
- Obituary Resources ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project ~ Texas
- Afrigeneas ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
- Obituary Depot ~ Texas Newspaper Citations
- Obituary Project ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Obituary Daily Times ~ Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
- Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records ~ Ancestry.com (subscription)
- Floyd County Marriages 1966-2003
- Floyd County Divorces 1968-2003
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Floyd County Deaths 1964-1984
- Floyd County Deaths 1914-1999 from the Floyd County TXGenWeb site
- Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
- Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.
- USGenWeb Census Project ~ Texas 1850 - 1930
Societies and Libraries
- Floyd County Library
111 S Wall St
Floydada, TX 79235
Phone: (806) 983-4922
- Lockney Branch Library
118 N. Main
Lockney, TX 79241
- Floyd County Historical Museum
Mary Lou Bollman Genealogy Center
105 E. Missouri St.,
Floydada, TX 79241
(806) 983-2415 website
- Society Hill ~ Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
Family History Centers
- Floyd County Old Photos
- Floydada Chamber of Commerce
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- Hidden Ancestors Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
- USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
- Family History Library Catalog
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Floyd County, Texas. Page 663 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ HistoricTexas.net: Floyd County http://www3.historictexas.net/floyd-county-texas
- ↑ Texas Escapes: Floyd County Courthouse http://www.texasescapes.com/TexasPanhandleTowns/FloydadaTexas/FloydadaTexasFloydCountyCourthouse.htm
- ↑ Handbook of Texas Online: Floyd County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcf05
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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