Upton County, Texas Genealogy

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

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County Courthouse

Upton County Courthouse
205 E 10; PO Box 465
Rankin, TX 79778-0465
Phone: 915.693.2861 

County Clerk has birth, marriage, divorce, land 
probate & military records from 1910; District
Clerk has court records[1]


The first house in the county was built in 1880.

Parent County

1887--Upton County was created 26 February 1867 from Tom Green County. County seat: Rankin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories

Local histories are available for Upton 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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Upton County, Texas. Page 675 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).