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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/jacktoc.htm Jack County Archives]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txjack/ Jack County ] ~  TXGenWeb
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.  
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Jack|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Jack|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  

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Jack County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Jack County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 27, 1856
County Seat Jacksboro
Courthouse



County Courthouse

History

The first settlement was in 1854.

Parent County

1856--Jack County was created 27 August 1856 fromCooke County. County seat: Jacksboro [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Several Cemeteries in the East Part of Jack County
Cundiff Listing with headstone pictures available
Green Elm Listing with headstone pictures available
Wizard Wells Listing with headstone pictures available
Gibtown Listing only
Morrow Listing only
Westbrook Listing only

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18601,000
1870694−30.6%
18806,626854.8%
18909,74047.0%
190010,2245.0%
191011,81715.6%
19209,863−16.5%
19309,046−8.3%
194010,20612.8%
19507,755−24.0%
19607,418−4.3%
19706,711−9.5%
19807,40810.4%
19906,981−5.8%
20008,76325.5%


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

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).