Dimmit County, Texas Genealogy

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Dimmit County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Dimmit County
Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 1, 1858
County Seat Carrizo Springs
Courthouse




County Courthouse

Dimmit County Courthouse
103 N 5th Street
Carrizo Springs, TX 78834
Phone: 830.876.3569


County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage and court records from 1881, probate records
from 1882 and land records; District Clerk has divorce records

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

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

  • 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

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Dimmit County Public Library
200 N 9th St
Carrizo Springs, TX 78834
Phone: (830) 876-5788
Website

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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