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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==

Revision as of 15:46, 1 November 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).