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== County Courthouse  ==
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Castro County; 100 E Bedford St; Dimmitt, TX 79027-2643; Ph. 806.647.3338 Details: (Co Clk has b &amp; d rec from 1903, m, div &amp; ct rec from 1892, land rec from 1911, pro rec from 1948 &amp; mil rec from 1917)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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Castro County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Castro County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Dimmitt
Courthouse




Castro County; 100 E Bedford St; Dimmitt, TX 79027-2643; Ph. 806.647.3338 Details: (Co Clk has b & d rec from 1903, m, div & ct rec from 1892, land rec from 1911, pro rec from 1948 & mil rec from 1917)

History

Parent County

1876--Castro County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Dimmitt [1]

The county was named for Henri Castro, (1786-1865), empresario and founder of Castro's colony, was born in the department of Landes, France, in July 1786.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: | Dimmitt | Hart | Nazareth |

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Rhoads Memorial Library
103 Sw 2nd St
Dimmitt, TX 79027
Phone: (806) 647-3532
Website

Family History Centers

Web Sites


References

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