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Adopted by [http://www.hiddenancestors.com/winklertx/public_html/index TXGenWeb Winkler County]
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         Jane Colmenares
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Winkler County Courthouse[[Image:TexasWinklerCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]<br>110 Winkler Street<br>Kermit, TX
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Winkler County Courthouse[[Image:TexasWinklerCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]<br>110 Winkler Street<br>Kermit, TX  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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'''1887--'''Winkler County was created 26 February 1887 from [[Tom Green County, Texas|Tom Green]] County. '''County seat:''' Kermit <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1887--'''Winkler County was created 26 February 1887 from [[Tom Green County, Texas|Tom Green]] County. '''County seat:''' Kermit <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
It was named for Confederate Col. Clinton M. Winkler
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It was named for Confederate Col. Clinton M. Winkler  
  
 
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Kermit &nbsp;(named after Theodore Roosevelt's son)
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Kermit &nbsp;(named after Theodore Roosevelt's son)  
  
 
Wink  
 
Wink  
  
Monahans (most in Ward County)
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Monahans (most in Ward County)  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/winklertx/public_html/cemeteries.htm Winkler County TXGenWeb] - List of Cemeteries in Winkler County along with transcriptions  
 
 
[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/winklertx/public_html/cemeteries.htm Winkler County TXGenWeb] - List of Cemeteries in Winkler County along with transcriptions
 
  
 
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
 
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
[http://www.maplandia.com/united-states/texas/winkler-county/ Google satellite map] of Winkler County
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[http://www.maplandia.com/united-states/texas/winkler-county/ Google satellite map] of Winkler County  
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.&nbsp;
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.&nbsp;  
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/public_html/ Winkler County] TXGenWeb site.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/public_html/ Winkler County] TXGenWeb site.  
 
*USGenWeb Winkler County [http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/winkler/winktoc.htm Archives]
 
*USGenWeb Winkler County [http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/winkler/winktoc.htm Archives]
  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194061&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Winkler&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]&nbsp;
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194061&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Winkler&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]&nbsp;
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Revision as of 12:25, 30 October 2010

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Adopted by TXGenWeb Winkler County

         Jane Colmenares

County Courthouse

Winkler County Courthouse
TexasWinklerCourthouse.jpg

110 Winkler Street
Kermit, TX

History

The first post office was established at Hay Flat in 1908.

Parent County

1887--Winkler County was created 26 February 1887 from Tom Green County. County seat: Kermit [1]

It was named for Confederate Col. Clinton M. Winkler

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Kermit  (named after Theodore Roosevelt's son)

Wink

Monahans (most in Ward County)

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Winkler County TXGenWeb - List of Cemeteries in Winkler County along with transcriptions

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Google satellite map of Winkler County

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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

Web Sites


References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).