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<br>Adopted by TXGenWeb Dallam County<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; David Pitt
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.dallam.org/county/ Dallam County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 1352<br> Dalhart, TX 79022<br> Phone. 806.249.4751&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage and court records from 1891, divorce records from 1892, <br>probate records from 1900 and land records from 1876<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dallam County, Texas. Page 662 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br>
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Texline was named the county seat when Dallam County was organized in 1891.&nbsp; Ten years later the railroad came, and a new town, Dalhart, sprang up at the railroad crossing.&nbsp; In 1903, Dalhart became the county seat.&nbsp; Dallam County's first courthouse was built in 1891 in Texline.&nbsp; A second courthouse was built in Dalhart in 1903.&nbsp; The county's current courthouse, ''shown at right,'' was built in 1923.
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Dallam County Courthouse<br>County &amp; District Clerk - Terri Banks<br>P.O. Box 1352<br>Dalhart, Tx. 79022<br>(806) 244-4751<br>
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[http://www.dallam.org/county/ Dallam County Government Website]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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Dallam County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District and organized in 1891. County seat: Texline (1891-1893); Dalhart (1893- present).  
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'''1876--'''Dallam County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District, but was not organized until 1891. '''County seat:''' Dalhart <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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Dalhart (partly in [[Hartley County, Texas|Hartley]] County) | Kerrick | Perico | Texline
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Cimarron County, Oklahoma|Cimarron County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Hartley County, Texas|Hartley]]
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*[[Moore County, Texas|Moore]]
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*[[Sherman County, Texas|Sherman]]
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*[[Union County, New Mexico|Union County, New Mexico]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*''The Book of Years: A History of Dallam and Hartley Counties,'' 1969, by Lillie Mae Hunter.
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcd01 Hartley County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.<br>
  
 
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
  
 
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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.
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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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193336&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Dallam&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog].
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County Courthouse

Dallam County Courthouse
PO Box 1352
Dalhart, TX 79022
Phone. 806.249.4751 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage and court records from 1891, divorce records from 1892,
probate records from 1900 and land records from 1876[1]



TexasDallamCourthouse.jpg

Texline was named the county seat when Dallam County was organized in 1891.  Ten years later the railroad came, and a new town, Dalhart, sprang up at the railroad crossing.  In 1903, Dalhart became the county seat.  Dallam County's first courthouse was built in 1891 in Texline.  A second courthouse was built in Dalhart in 1903.  The county's current courthouse, shown at right, was built in 1923.

Dallam County Courthouse
County & District Clerk - Terri Banks
P.O. Box 1352
Dalhart, Tx. 79022
(806) 244-4751

Dallam County Government Website

History

Parent County

1876--Dallam County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District, but was not organized until 1891. County seat: Dalhart [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Dalhart (partly in Hartley County) | Kerrick | Perico | Texline

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • The Book of Years: A History of Dallam and Hartley Counties, 1969, by Lillie Mae Hunter.
  • Hartley County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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.

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dallam County, Texas. Page 662 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).