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*''A History of Rural Taylor County, ''1980, by Juanita Daniel Zachry.  
 
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txtaylor/timelines.html Taylor County Timeline]  ~  TXGenWeb
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hct02 Taylor County, Texas History] from the Handbook of Texas Online  
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hct02 Taylor County, Texas History] from the Handbook of Texas Online  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

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Taylor County, Texas
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Map of Texas highlighting Taylor County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 1, 1858
County Seat Abilene
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Taylor County has had two county seats:  Buffalo Gap 1878-1883 and Abilene 1883-present.[1]

Taylor County Courthouse
Clerk's Office
Larry G. Bevill - County Clerk
300 Oak Street, Suite 100
Abilene, TX 79602
Phone: 325-674-1202
Clerk's Office Website

History

Parent County

1858--Taylor County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar and Travis Counties. County seat: Abilene [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Abilene | Buffalo Gap | Caps | Potosi | Hamby | Happy Valley | Lawn | Merkel | Ovalo | Potosi | Trent | Tuscola | Tye | View | Wylie

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • 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

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handbook of Texas Online: Taylor County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hct02
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).