Hockley County, Texas Genealogy

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Hockley County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Hockley County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Levelland
Courthouse



County Courthouse

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Anton | Levelland | aOpdyke West | Pep | Ropesville | Smyer | Sundown | Whitharral

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Original Land Owners of Texas  ~  Hockley County  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

  • Hockley County, 2 volumes, by Lillian Brasher, 1976
  • Ropesville Resettlement Project, 1936-1943, Recipes, Memories, History, published 2010.  Available from the Ropesville Resettlement Project Facebook page.
  • Littlefield Lands by David B. Gracy II, 1968
  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Hockley County Memorial Library
811 Austin St
Levelland, TX 79336
Phone: (806) 894-6750
Website


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).