Hutchinson County, Texas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Hutchinson County has had two county seats Plemons, 1901-1926, and Stinnett, 1926-present.

Hutchinson County Courthouse
County Clerk, Jan Barnes
500 Main
P.O. Box 1186
Stinnett, Texas 79083-1186
County Government Website

Hutchinson County; PO Box 1186; Stinnett, TX 79083-0580; Ph. 806.878.4002 Details: (Co Clk has m, pro, ct & land rec from 1901, b rec from 1876 & d rec; Dis Clk has div rec)


Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Borger | Dial | Fritch (partly in Moore County) | Phillips | Pringle | Sanford | Stinnett

Neighboring Counties






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.






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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb 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).