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Guide to Archer County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Courthouse

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Online Records
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]


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


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







Local Histories





Archer County Obituaries - transcriptions

Archer County Obituaries - transcriptions



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.


  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).