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Erath County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Erath County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 25, 1856
County Seat Stephenville
Courthouse




County Courthouse

History

Permanent settlers arrived in Stephenville in 1854.

Parent County

1856--Erath County was created 25 January 1856 from Bosque and Coryell Counties. County seat: Stephenville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1866--Courthouse and most of the county records were destroyed by fire in the summer of 1866.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries


Census

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

Dublin Public Library
206 W Blackjack St
Dublin, TX 76446
Phone: (254) 445-4141
Website


Stephenville Public Library
174 N Columbia St
Stephenville, TX 76401
Phone: (254) 918-1240
Website

FAMILY HISTORY CENTER

Stephenville Texas
1355 N Dale Ave
Stephenville, Erath, Texas, United States
Phone: 254-968-6294
Hours: T, Th 1pm-5pm, W 6pm-9pm


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

Web Sites

References

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