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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties P|Counties P]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Palo Pinto County'' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.palo-pinto.tx.us/ips/cms Palo Pinto County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 219<br> Palo Pinto, TX 76484<br> Phone: 940.659.1277&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1903, <br>marriage and land records from 1857, probate records<br>from 1860; District Clerk has divorce records from 1900<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Palo Pinto County, Texas. Page 671 {{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 settlement was in 1854.  
 
The first settlement was in 1854.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1856--'''Palo Pinto County was created 27 August 1856 from [[Navarro_County,_Texas|Navarro ]]and [[Bosque_County,_Texas|Bosque]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Palo Pinto <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1856--'''Palo Pinto County was created 27 August 1856 from [[Navarro County, Texas|Navarro]] and [[Bosque County, Texas|Bosque]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Palo Pinto <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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Cities and towns&nbsp;: Brazos | Gordon | Graford | Mineral Wells | Mingus | Oran | Palo Pinto | Santo | Strawn
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Eastland_County,_Texas|Eastland]]
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*[[Eastland County, Texas|Eastland]]  
*[[Erath_County,_Texas|Erath]]
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*[[Erath County, Texas|Erath]]  
*[[Hood_County,_Texas|Hood]]
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*[[Hood County, Texas|Hood]]  
*[[Jack_County,_Texas|Jack]]
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*[[Jack County, Texas|Jack]]  
*[[Parker_County,_Texas|Parker]]
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*[[Parker County, Texas|Parker]]  
*[[Stephens_County,_Texas|Stephens]]
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*[[Stephens County, Texas|Stephens]]  
*[[Young_County,_Texas|Young]]
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*[[Young County, Texas|Young]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Archives  ====
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Family History Library {{FHL|476055|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Family History Library {{FHL|637149|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== City Directories<br>  ====
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R.L. Polk &amp; Co.'s Mineral Wells City Directories -- online: [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20207/ 1909] [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20206/ 1920] from the Portal to Texas History<br>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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Family History Library {{FHL|1213271|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}
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==== History  ====
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Family History Library {{FHL|346530|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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Family History Library {{FHL|1065382|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}&nbsp; - Land and Property - Maps
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*''The Palo Pinto Story, ''1956, by Mary Whatley Clarke.
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*''History of Palo Pinto County,'' 1978, by the Palo Pinto Historical Association.
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcp01 Palo Pinto County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.<br>
  
 
==== 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.
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Family History Library {{FHL|1065382|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}&nbsp; - Land and Property - Maps
  
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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Family History Library {{FHL|1103143|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[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 Library {{FHL|637175|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}
*[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.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/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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*[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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[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.
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*Family History Library {{FHL|Texas%2C+Palo+Pinto|subject|disp=Catalog}} for Palo Pinto County, Texas
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txpalopinto/ Palo Pinto County TXGenWeb site]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/TX/Palo_Pinto/ Linkpedium] Palo Pinto County Genealogy and Family History
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/texas.html Kindred Trails]&nbsp;Texas Genealogy;&nbsp;many counties done, but&nbsp;Palo Pinto County not&nbsp;yet&nbsp;
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/palopinto/palotoc.htm Palo Pinto County TXGenWeb Archives Sources Project]
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*[http://www.censusfinder.com/texas8.htm CensusFinder] for Palo Pinto County,&nbsp;Texas
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== References  ==
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193840&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Palo+Pinto&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Palo_Pinto_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Palo_Pinto_County,_Texas]]

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County Courthouse

Palo Pinto County Courthouse
PO Box 219
Palo Pinto, TX 76484
Phone: 940.659.1277 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage and land records from 1857, probate records
from 1860; District Clerk has divorce records from 1900[1]

History

The first settlement was in 1854.

Parent County

1856--Palo Pinto County was created 27 August 1856 from Navarro and Bosque Counties. County seat: Palo Pinto [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities and towns : Brazos | Gordon | Graford | Mineral Wells | Mingus | Oran | Palo Pinto | Santo | Strawn

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives

Family History Library CATALOG

Cemeteries

Family History Library CATALOG

Church

City Directories

R.L. Polk & Co.'s Mineral Wells City Directories -- online: 1909 1920 from the Portal to Texas History

Court

Family History Library CATALOG

History

Family History Library CATALOG

Land

Family History Library CATALOG  - Land and Property - Maps

Local Histories

  • The Palo Pinto Story, 1956, by Mary Whatley Clarke.
  • History of Palo Pinto County, 1978, by the Palo Pinto Historical Association.
  • Palo Pinto County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.

Family History Library CATALOG  - Land and Property - Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Family History Library CATALOG

Vital Records

Family History Library CATALOG

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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