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== County Courthouse<br><br> ==
  
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)
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Castro County Courthouse<br> 100 E Bedford Street<br> Dimmitt, TX 79027-2643<br> Phone: 806.647.3338 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,<br>marriage, divorce, court records from 1892, land records<br> from 1911, probate recordsfrom 1948 and military records<br> from 1917)  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcastro/castrod.html Castro County Deaths 1910-1930] from the Castro County TXGenWeb site
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcastro/castrod.html Castro County Deaths 1910-1930] from the Castro County TXGenWeb site  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[United States World War II Draft Records]] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[United States World War II Draft Records]] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.  
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Rhoads Memorial Library<br>103 Sw 2nd St<br>Dimmitt, TX 79027<br>Phone: (806) 647-3532<br>[http://www.hlc-lib.org/dimmitt/ Website]  
 
Rhoads Memorial Library<br>103 Sw 2nd St<br>Dimmitt, TX 79027<br>Phone: (806) 647-3532<br>[http://www.hlc-lib.org/dimmitt/ Website]  
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcastro/ Castro County TXGenWeb site]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcastro/ Castro County TXGenWeb site]  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
  
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Castro|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
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== References  ==
 
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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


County Courthouse

Castro County Courthouse
100 E Bedford Street
Dimmitt, TX 79027-2643
Phone: 806.647.3338

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, divorce, court records from 1892, land records
from 1911, probate recordsfrom 1948 and military records
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).