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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties A|Counties A]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Archer County'' <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}&nbsp;
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[http://www.co.archer.tx.us/ips/cms Archer County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>112 E Walnut PO Box 458<br> Archer City, TX 76351<br> Phone: 940.574.4615&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk&nbsp;Clerk has birth records from 1880, <br>m, d, bur, div, pro, ct &amp; land rec<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Archer County, Texas. Page 658 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/history.htm History of Archer County]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1858--'''Archer County was created 22 January 1858 from Fannin Land District. '''County seat:''' Archer City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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The county was named for Branch Tanner Archer, commissioner of the Republic of Texas.
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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Towns: {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Archer+City|subject|disp=Archer City}}&nbsp;| Anarene | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Holliday|subject|disp=Holliday}}&nbsp;| Huff | Lakeside City | Megargel | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Olney|subject|disp=Olney}} (mostly in [[Young County, Texas|Young]] County) | Scotland | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Wichita+Falls|subject|disp=Wichita Falls}} (mostly in [[Wichita County, Texas|Wichita]] County) | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Windthorst|subject|disp=Windthorst}}
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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*[[Baylor County, Texas|Baylor]]
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*[[Clay County, Texas|Clay]]
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*[[Jack County, Texas|Jack]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228252888687_222" />
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*[[Throckmorton County, Texas|Throckmorton]]
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*[[Wichita County, Texas|Wichita]]
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*[[Wilbarger County, Texas|Wilbarger]]
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*[[Young County, Texas|Young]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/obituaries/obituaries.htm Obituaries of Archer County]
  
 
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/cemeteries/Cemeteries.htm Cemeteries of Archer County]
  
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/history.htm History of Archer County]
  
 
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
  
 
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/veterans.htm Veterans of Archer County]
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Tribute to Our Fallen Heroes]
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Salute to Our Veterans]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/index.htm TXGenWeb Archer County]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/tx/ Cyndi's List] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Resources for state and counties.
  
 
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County Courthouse

Archer County Courthouse
112 E Walnut PO Box 458
Archer City, TX 76351
Phone: 940.574.4615 

County Clerk Clerk has birth records from 1880,
m, d, bur, div, pro, ct & land rec[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Archer County was created 22 January 1858 from Fannin Land District. County seat: Archer City [2]

The county was named for Branch Tanner Archer, commissioner of the Republic of Texas.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns: Archer City | Anarene | Holliday | Huff | Lakeside City | Megargel | Olney (mostly in Young County) | Scotland | Wichita Falls (mostly in Wichita County) | Windthorst

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Obituaries

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog
  • Cyndi's List  -  Resources for state and counties.

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Archer County, Texas. Page 658 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).