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Guide to Hutchinson County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Hutchinson County Courthouse
County Clerk, Jan Barnes
500 Main P.O. Box 1186
Stinnett, Texas 79083-0580
County Clerk has marriage, probate, court and land records
from 1901, birth records from 1876 and death records; District
Clerk has divorce
Hutchinson County has had two county seats Plemons,
1901-1926, and Stinnett, 1926-presentvorce records
1876--Hutchinson County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Stinnett 
Places / Localities
Borger | Dial | Fritch (partly in Moore County) | Phillips | Pringle | Sanford | Stinnett
Local histories are available for Hutchinson County, Texas Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.
- History of Hutchinson County, Texas: 104 years, 1876-1980, by the Hutchinson County Historical Commission, history book featuring local history, photographs, illustrations, and biographies. Read the book on line at The Portal to Texas History.
- Memory Cups of Panhandle Pioneers,1945, by Millie Jones Porter.
- The Texas Panhandle Frontier, 1973 by Frederick W. Rathjen.
- Cowman's Country: Fifty Frontier Ranches in the Texas Panhandle, 1876–1887, 1981, by Pauline D. and R. L. Robertson.
- Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Hutchinson County, Texas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:
- TX Newspaper Abstracts (For instructions see WorldCat Online Catalog).
Probate records of Texas have been kept by the probate clerk in each county courthouse. You can obtain copies of the records from the clerk's office. In most counties, all information pertaining to a probate case is recorded in the "probate minutes."
Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.
Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records.
See the Wiki page Texas Probate Records for information about how to use probate 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
Family History Centers
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hutchinson County, Texas. Page 666 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).