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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties C|Counties C]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Concho County'' <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties C|Counties C]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Concho County'' <br>  
  
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Guide to '''Concho County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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The Concho County Courthouse was built in 1883 by noted architect F. E. Ruffini.&nbsp; Although it has been remodeled, the building is still in use today.
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Concho County Courthouse<br>County Clerk - Barbara Hoffman<br>152 N. Roberts<br>P.O. Box 98<br>Paint Rock, Texas 76866
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== County Courthouse ==
  
[http://www.co.concho.tx.us/ips/cms Concho County Government website]  
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[http://www.co.concho.tx.us/ips/cms Concho County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 98<br> Paint Rock, TX 76866-0098<br> Phone: 915.732.4322&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth records from 1800,<br>marriage, probate and land records from 1879, <br>burial records from 1883, death records from 1903, <br>divorce and court records from 1907<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Concho County, Texas. Page 661 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Concho | Eden | Eola | Lightner | Lowake | Millersview | Paint Rock | Pasche | Vick<br>
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Concho | Eden | Eola | Lightner | Lowake | Millersview | Paint Rock | Pasche | Vick<br>  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/cemeteries/eden1.txt Old Eden Cemetery] - partial transcription &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/cemeteries/paintrk2.txt Paint Rock Cemetery ]- partial transcription &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2567 FindAGrave] - Concho County cemeteries
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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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|1880= 800
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|1890= 1065
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|1900= 1427
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|1910= 6654
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|1920= 5847
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|1930= 7645
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|1940= 6192
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|1950= 5078
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|1960= 3672
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|1970= 2937
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|1980= 2915
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|1990= 3044
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|2000= 3966
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|2010= 4087
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}}
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/census/1880/ 1880 Federal Tax images] - USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/census/1900 1900 Federal Tax images] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/census/1910/ 1910 Federal Tax images] - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/census/1920/ 1920 Federal Tax Image] - USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/land/concho.txt Original Land Owners of Texas] - USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''Concho County History: 1858-1958,'' 2 vols., 1959, by Hazie LeFevre.<br>
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*''Concho County History: 1858-1958,'' 2 vols., 1959, by Hazie LeFevre.<br>  
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcc21 Concho County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.<br>
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcc21 Concho County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.<br>  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txconcho/biblio.htm Concho County Bibliography] - &nbsp;TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.  
 
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/military/concho.txt Fort Concho Cemetery Removal] - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/military/civilwar/pensions/conchcsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txconcho/obituaries.htm Concho County Obituaries] - &nbsp;TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*''Marriage Records 1879-1920, Concho County,'' 2002, published by the San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society, 74 pages including an index. Available from the [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsaghs/books/books.htm San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society]  
 
*''Marriage Records 1879-1920, Concho County,'' 2002, published by the San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society, 74 pages including an index. Available from the [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsaghs/books/books.htm San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=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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*[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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*Concho County Marriage Records - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*Concho County Divorce Records - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txconcho/ Concho County, TXGenWeb site]  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txconcho/ Concho County, TXGenWeb site]  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/index.htm TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/index.htm TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county&nbsp;  
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Concho|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Concho|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}&nbsp;
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Texas, Concho County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Texas, Concho County&nbsp;Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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County Courthouse

Concho County Courthouse
PO Box 98
Paint Rock, TX 76866-0098
Phone: 915.732.4322 

County Clerk has birth records from 1800,
marriage, probate and land records from 1879,
burial records from 1883, death records from 1903,
divorce and court records from 1907[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Concho County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar County. The county was not organized until 1879.  County seat: Paint Rock [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Concho | Eden | Eola | Lightner | Lowake | Millersview | Paint Rock | Pasche | Vick

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1880800
18901,06533.1%
19001,42734.0%
19106,654366.3%
19205,847−12.1%
19307,64530.8%
19406,192−19.0%
19505,078−18.0%
19603,672−27.7%
19702,937−20.0%
19802,915−0.7%
19903,0444.4%
20003,96630.3%
20104,0873.1%

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Concho County Obituaries -  TXGenWeb

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Marriage Records 1879-1920, Concho County, 2002, published by the San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society, 74 pages including an index. Available from the San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society
  • 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
  • Concho County Marriage Records -  USGenWeb Archives Project
  • Concho County Divorce Records -  USGenWeb Archives Project

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Texas, Concho County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Concho County, Texas. Page 661 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).