Castro County, Texas Genealogy

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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

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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