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Revision as of 19:22, 21 January 2011

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Deaf Smith County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Deaf Smith County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Hereford
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County Courthouse


Parent County

1876--Deaf Smith County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar District. County seat: Hereford [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories

  • The land and its people, 1876-1981: Deaf Smith County, Texas, 1982 by the Deaf Smith County Historical Society, a history book featuring local history, photographs, illustrations, and biographies. Read the book online from The Portal to Texas History.
  • A History of Deaf Smith County, 1964, by Bessie Patterson.
  • Deaf Smith County History from the Handbook of Texas Online
  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors



  • 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




The County Clerk's Office is the record keeper of the county. The county records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, military discharges, land records, real estate records, property records, probate and civil filings.

The Deaf Smith County Clerk has court records, land records, probate records and marriage records from 1890, as well as birth/death Records from 1903.  It is located at 235 E. 3rd St., Room 203, Hereford, TX 79045-5515; Telephone: 806-363-7077 .


Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Deaf Smith County Library
211 E 4th St
Hereford, TX 79045
Phone: (806) 364-1206

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites


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