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

History

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

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.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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

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


References

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