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== County Courthouse ==
== County Courthouse ==
Swisher County County Courthouse; Tulia, TX 79088; . 806.995.3294 (Co Clk has b rec from 1904, m, d & bur rec from 1900, div rec from 1905, pro & ct rec form 1890 & land rec from 1888)
== History ==
== History ==
Revision as of 16:40, 11 September 2012
|Swisher County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||August 21, 1876|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Swisher County County Courthouse;
Tulia, TX 79088;
(Co Clk has b rec from 1904, m, d & bur rec from 1900, div rec from 1905, pro & ct rec form 1890 & land rec from 1888)
1876--Swisher County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Tulia 
Places / Localities
Happy | Kress | Tulia | Vigo Park
- Center Plains-Bagley Cemetery ~ USGenWeb Archives
- Happy Cemetery ~ USGenWeb Archives
- Kress Cemetery ~ USGenWeb Archives
- Price Cemetery ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Providence Community Cemetery ~ USGenWeb Archives
- Rose Hill Cemetery ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Vigo Park Cemetery ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Tombstone Transcription Project ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
- Texas Historic Cemeteries ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
- African American Cemeteries Online ~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
- Texas Escapes Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
Court Docket 1890-1891 ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 1926 Phone Directory ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 1934 Phone Directory ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Texas Museums ~ List of all museums in Texas ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Tulia Sanborn Fire Insurance Map for 1921. Scroll down the page until you get to Tulia. There are several sheets to the map.
- Swisher County Cadastral Survey Map 1879 Second 1879 map from the Portal to Texas History
- Swisher County Cadastral Survey Map 1887 from the Portal to Texas History
- Swisher County 1940 General Highway Map
- Swisher County 1961 General Highway Map
- Historical Maps ~ From the Republic to the Turn of the Century ~ Hidden Ancestors
- WWI Veteran Records ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- WWII Veteran Records ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Fallen Heroes ~ Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Tulia Herald Newspaper Archives selected dates 1918-1962 online from the Portal to Texas History.
- Home Town News - Texas Newspaper Index with links
- Newslink - Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
- The Olden Times - Historic Texas News Online
- Obituary Resources ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project ~ Texas
- Afrigeneas ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
- Obituary Depot ~ Texas Newspaper Citations
- Obituary Project ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Obituary Daily Times ~ Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
- Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records ~ Ancestry.com (subscription)
- 1925 Tulia Taxes ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 1926 Tulia Taxes ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 1927 Tulia Taxes ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 1929 Tulia Taxes ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 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.
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Census Project ~ Texas 1850 - 1930
Societies and Libraries
- Swisher County Library
127 Sw 2nd St
Tulia, TX 79088
Phone: (806) 995-3447
- Society Hill ~ Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
Family History Centers
- Swisher County Archives ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- Hidden Ancestors Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
- USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).