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Guide to Nolan County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Nolan County, Texas
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Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Sweetwater
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County Courthouse

Nolan County Courthouse
100 E 3rd Street; PO Box 98
Sweetwater, TX 79556-4511
Phone: 915.235.2462 

County Clerk has birth, death and court records from 1900,
marriage records from 1881, probate records from 1884
and land records from from 1889; District Clerk has divorce
records; County Justice of Peace has burial records[1]


The first post office was established at Sweetwater in 1879.

Parent County

1876--Nolan County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Sweetwater [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Nolan County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Blackwell (partly in Coke County) | Bitter Creek | Champion | Decker | Highland | Hylton | Maryneal | Nolan | Roscoe | Sweetwater | Wastella

Neighboring Counties


African American




A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Texas, Nolan County, Civil Court Minutes and Case Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)


Local Histories

Local histories are available for Nolan County, Texas Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.







Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

County-City Library
206 Elm St
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Phone: (325) 235-4978

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Nolan County, Texas. Page 671 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).