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County Courthouse


  • Located in Anderson, Texas. The present court house was built in 1894. Four prior court houses have been destroyed; one by wind and three by fire.


Parent County

1846--Grimes County was created 6 April 1846 from Montgomery County. County seat: Anderson [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1848--County records were destroyed by fire in late 1848.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Towns and Cities:  Anderson  |  Bedias  |  Courtney  |  Iola  |  Navasota  |  Plantersville  |  Richards  |  Roan's Prairie  |  Shiro  |  Singleton  |  Todd Mission 

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Navasota Public Library; 1411 E. Washington Ave.; Navasota, Texas 77868; (936)825-6744
  • Horlock House History Center; 1215 East Washington Ave.; Navasota, Texas 77868

Web Sites


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