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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Caprock Public Library<br>104 N 1st St<br>Quitaque, TX 79255<br>Phone: (806) 455-1225<br>[http://www.harringtonlc.org/quitaque/index.html Website]  
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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]
 
 
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
 
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

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Cameron County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Cameron 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

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). Henri Castro, 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

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

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

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
  • Hidden Ancestors  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.


References

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