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==== Populated Places  ====
==== Populated Places  ====
Towns: {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Archer+City|subject|disp=Archer City}}&nbsp;| {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Holliday|subject|disp=Holliday}}&nbsp;| Lakeside City | Megargel | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Olney|subject|disp=Olney}}&nbsp;| Scotland&nbsp; {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Wichita+Falls|subject|disp=Wichita Falls}}&nbsp;| {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Windthorst|subject|disp=Windthorst}}  
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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County Courthouse


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


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






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


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