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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]

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

Census

1900 Census - USGenWeb Archives Project

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Archer County Obituaries - transcriptions

Archer County Obituaries - transcriptions

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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).