Ochiltree County, Texas Genealogy

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

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Ochiltree County, Texas
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Location in the state of Texas
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Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Perryton
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County Courthouse

Ochiltree County Courthouse
511 S Main Street
Perryton, TX 79070-3154
Phone: 806.435.8039 

Co Clk has b rec from 1903, d & bur rec from 1904, m rec from 1889, pro rec from 1906, land rec from 1890, ct rec from 1909 & mil rec from 1918; Dis Clk has div rec from 1891[1]


The first settlers arrived after 1880.

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


African American





Original Land Owners of Texas ~ Ochiltree County  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Ochiltree 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.




Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Ochiltree County, Texas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

TX Newspaper Abstracts (For instructions see WorldCat Online Catalog).



Probate records of Texas have been kept by the probate clerk in each county courthouse. You can obtain copies of the records from the clerk's office. In most counties, all information pertaining to a probate case is recorded in the "probate minutes."

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records.

See the Wiki page Texas Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Certified birth and death certificates or birth and death verifications can be ordered online or by mail at the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health. Copies can also be obtained from the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred and are often less expensive. You can also order them online through a third party company.

Marriages records can be obtained from the county the marriage occurred. Only marriage verifications can be obtained from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health.

See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.

Societies and Libraries

Perry Memorial Library
22 Se 5th Ave
Perryton, TX 79070
Phone: (806) 435-5801

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

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ochiltree 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).