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==== Land  ====
==== Land  ====
==== Local Histories ====
==== Local Histories ====
*''The Book of Years: A History of Dallam and Hartley Counties'', 1969, by Lillie Mae Hunter.
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hch09 Hartley County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
==== Maps  ====
==== Maps  ====

Revision as of 05:59, 1 March 2011

Template:Texas-stub United StatesTexasCounties H > Hartley County 

Adopted by TXGenWeb Hartley County
                      David Pitt

County Courthouse


Hartley County is named for Oliver C. Hartley and his brother, Rufus K. Hartley, two early Texas legislators and lawyers.

Parent County

1876--Hartley County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District, but was not organized until 1891. County seat: Channing [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Channing | Dalhart (partly in Dallam County) | Hartley

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories

  • The Book of Years: A History of Dallam and Hartley Counties, 1969, by Lillie Mae Hunter.
  • Hartley County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.


Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site





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

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


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