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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] &gt;&nbsp;Mitchell County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Mitchell County'' <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Mitchell-County-Texas-Courts.htm Mitchell County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 1166<br> Colorado City, Texas 79512<br> Phone: 915.728.3481<br><br> County Clerk has birth, marriage, death,<br> probate, court and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mitchell County, Texas. Page 670 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The first settlers arrived in 1875.  
 
The first settlers arrived in 1875.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1876--'''Mitchell County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Colorado City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1876--'''Mitchell County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District.  
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'''1881--'''Mitchell County was organized 10 January 1881.<ref>Handbook of Texas Online: Mitchell County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcm15</ref>
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'''County seat:''' Colorado City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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Buford | Colorado City | Loraine | Westbrook
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Borden County, Texas|Borden]]  
 
*[[Borden County, Texas|Borden]]  
 
*[[Coke County, Texas|Coke]]  
 
*[[Coke County, Texas|Coke]]  
*[[Fisher County, Texas|Fisher]]
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*[[Fisher County, Texas|Fisher]]  
 
*[[Howard County, Texas|Howard]]  
 
*[[Howard County, Texas|Howard]]  
 
*[[Nolan County, Texas|Nolan]]  
 
*[[Nolan County, Texas|Nolan]]  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcm15 Mitchell County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193793&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Mitchell&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Mitchell|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Mitchell_County,_Texas]]

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County Courthouse

Mitchell County Courthouse
PO Box 1166
Colorado City, Texas 79512
Phone: 915.728.3481

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death,
probate, court and land records[1]

History

The first settlers arrived in 1875.

Parent County

1876--Mitchell County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District.

1881--Mitchell County was organized 10 January 1881.[2]

County seat: Colorado City [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Buford | Colorado City | Loraine | Westbrook

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mitchell County, Texas. Page 670 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Handbook of Texas Online: Mitchell County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcm15
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).