Jeff Davis County, Texas Genealogy

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Jeff Davis County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Jeff Davis County
Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 15, 1887
County Seat Fort Davis
Courthouse




County Courthouse

Jeff Davis County has had two courthouses: the first courthouse built in 1880 and the current one built in 1910-11. [1]

Jeff Davis County Courthouse
101 State Street
Fort Davis, Texas 79734

County Clerk - Sue Blackley
P.O. Box 398
109 N. State Street, Ste. 4
Fort Davis, Texas 79734
432-426-3251
432-426-3760 (FAX)

Jeff Davis County Government Website

History

Parent County

1887--Jeff Davis County was created 15 March 1887 from Presidio County. County seat: Fort Davis [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Fort Davis | Valentine

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstract Indices of the Original Land Owners of Texas - USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories


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

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Jeff Davis County Library
100 Memorial Sq
Fort Davis, TX 79734
Phone: (432) 426-3802
Website

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. HistoricTexas.net: Jeff Davis County http://www3.historictexas.net/jeff-davis-county-texas
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).