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*Cowmen and Ladies: A History of Hemphill County, 1977 by Sallie B. Harris.
*''Cowmen and Ladies: A History of Hemphill County,'' 1977 by Sallie B. Harris.  
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/HH/hch12.html Hemphill County History] from The Handbook of Texas Online
*[http://www.canadiantx.org/history.html Canadian, Texas History] from canadiantx.org.
*[http://www.canadiantx.org/history.html Canadian, Texas History] from canadiantx.org.

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County Courthouse


Parent County

1876--Hemphill County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Canadian [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Ghost Towns & Former Communities

Clear Creek (Hogtown) | Dreyfoos | Gageby | Gem | Mendota | Midway | Zybach

Populated Places

Canadian | Cataline | Glazier

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories


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


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