Winkler County, Texas Genealogy
- 1 Quick Dates
- 2 County Courthouse
- 3 History
- 4 Places / Localities
- 5 Resources
- 6 Societies and Libraries
- 7 Web Sites
- 8 References
Winkler County's civil records start the following years:
Winkler County Courthouse
PO Box 1007
Kermit, TX 79745-4236
County Clerk has birth records from 1919,
death and probate records from 1912,
mariage and court records from 1911
and land records from 1887; District Clerk
has divorce records
The first post office was established at Hay Flat in 1908.
It was named for Confederate Col. Clinton M. Winkler
Places / Localities
Kermit (named after Theodore Roosevelt's son)
Monahans (most in Ward County)
Winkler County TXGenWeb - List of Cemeteries in Winkler County along with transcriptions
|Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.|
Winkler County, Texas Cemeteries
Kermit Cemetery – Transcription with grave locations. USGenWeb Archives Project
Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
Google satellite map of Winkler County
- Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch Historical Records) 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
Family History Centers
- Winkler County TXGenWeb site.
- USGenWeb Winkler County Archives
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Winkler County, Texas. Page 676 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).