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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties D|Counties D]] &gt; Dimmit County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties D|Counties D]] &gt; Dimmit County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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Area is known as the Winter Garden. The first permanent settlement was in 1865.  
 
Area is known as the Winter Garden. The first permanent settlement was in 1865.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1858--'''Dimmit County was created 1 February 1858 from [[Bexar_County,_Texas|Bexar]], [[Webb County, Texas|Webb]], [[Uvalde County, Texas|Uvalde]], and [[Maverick County, Texas|Maverick ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Carrizo Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Dimmit County was created 1 February 1858 from [[Bexar County, Texas|Bexar]], [[Webb County, Texas|Webb]], [[Uvalde County, Texas|Uvalde]], and [[Maverick County, Texas|Maverick ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Carrizo Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Frio_County,_Texas|Frio]]
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*[[Frio County, Texas|Frio]]  
*[[La_Salle_County,_Texas|La Salle]]
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*[[La Salle County, Texas|La Salle]]  
*[[Maverick_County,_Texas|Maverick]]
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*[[Maverick County, Texas|Maverick]]  
*[[Webb_County,_Texas|Webb]]
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*[[Webb County, Texas|Webb]]  
*[[Zavala_County,_Texas|Zavala]]
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*[[Zavala County, Texas|Zavala]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[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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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
  
 
*[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.  
 
*[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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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Dimmit_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Dimmit_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 05:04, 26 August 2010

Template:Texas-stubUnited States  > Texas > Counties D > Dimmit County

County Courthouse

History

Area is known as the Winter Garden. The first permanent settlement was in 1865.

Parent County

1858--Dimmit County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar, Webb, Uvalde, and Maverick Counties.
County seat: Carrizo Springs [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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

  • 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

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