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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties A|Counties A]] &gt;&nbsp;Archer County'' <br>  
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties A|Counties A]] &gt;&nbsp;Archer County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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>  
 
'''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>  
  
The county was named for Branch Tanner Archer, commissioner of the Republic of Texas.
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The county was named for Branch Tanner Archer, commissioner of the Republic of Texas.  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Towns: [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193131&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Archer+City&columns=*,0,0 Archer City]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193132&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Holliday&columns=*,0,0 Holliday]&nbsp;| Lakeside City | Megargel | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193133&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Olney&columns=*,0,0 Olney]&nbsp;| Scotland&nbsp; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193134&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Wichita+Falls&columns=*,0,0 Wichita Falls]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=1046421&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Windthorst&columns=*,0,0 Windthorst]
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Towns: [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193131&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Archer+City&columns=*,0,0 Archer City]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193132&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Holliday&columns=*,0,0 Holliday]&nbsp;| Lakeside City | Megargel | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193133&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Olney&columns=*,0,0 Olney]&nbsp;| Scotland&nbsp; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193134&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Wichita+Falls&columns=*,0,0 Wichita Falls]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=1046421&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Windthorst&columns=*,0,0 Windthorst]  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Baylor_County,_Texas|Baylor]]
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*[[Baylor County, Texas|Baylor]]  
*[[Clay_County,_Texas|Clay]]
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*[[Clay County, Texas|Clay]]  
*[[Jack_County,_Texas|Jack]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228252888687_222"></span>
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*[[Jack County, Texas|Jack]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228252888687_222" />  
*[[Throckmorton_County,_Texas|Throckmorton]]
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*[[Throckmorton County, Texas|Throckmorton]]  
*[[Wichita_County,_Texas|Wichita]]
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*[[Wichita County, Texas|Wichita]]  
*[[Wilbarger_County,_Texas|Wilbarger]]
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*[[Wilbarger County, Texas|Wilbarger]]  
*[[Young_County,_Texas|Young]]
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*[[Young County, Texas|Young]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[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.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Archer_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Archer_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 21:30, 25 August 2010

Template:Texas-stubUnited StatesTexasCounties A > Archer County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1858--Archer County was created 22 January 1858 from Fannin Land District. County seat: Archer City [1]

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 | Holliday | Lakeside City | Megargel | Olney | Scotland  Wichita Falls | Windthorst

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

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

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

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).