Denton County, Texas
Genealogy, History & Facts
Denton County, Texas Facts
When was Denton County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 11, 1846 from Fannin County.
Denton County, TX Vital Records
Where can find Denton County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Denton County vital records can be found at the Texas Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records reported from 1903. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Texas for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Denton County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.
- Texas, Denton County Birth Records 1910-1926
- Texas, Denton County Death Records 1917-1965
- Texas, Denton County Marriage Records 1846-2011
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- Texas Birth Records 1927-2010
- Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935
- Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
- Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 to 2008
- Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973
- Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 to 2008
- Texas Death Records 1964-2010
- Texas, Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973
- Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976
- Texas, Deaths, 1977-1986
Denton County, TX Census Records
What Denton County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Denton County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Denton Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Denton Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Denton Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860.
Another census resource is the Texas, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index from 1820-1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Texas Census Records Research Guide.
Denton County, TX Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Denton County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Denton County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Denton County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 1450 E. McKinney, Ste 1103, Denton 76209
- Denton County Clerk
- Phone: (940) 349-2012
- Birth & Death Records: 1903
- Marriage Records: 1875
- Land Records: 1854
- Probate Records: 1876
- Court Records: 1877
- Land Grant Certificates Denton County
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Texas Land Title Abstracts
- BLM Land Records
Denton County, TX Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Denton County, TX?
A list of Denton County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Denton County Historical Commission, 110 West Hickory, Denton, TX 76201; (940) 349-2860
- Denton County Genealogical Society, 502 Oakland Street, Denton, Texas 76201; (940) 349-8711
Denton County Historical Society, P.O. Box 50503, Denton 76206-0503
- Lake Cities Historical Society, P.O. Box 1222, Lake Dallas, TX 75065
- Hi-plains Genealogical Society, 825 Austin St., Plainview 79072
- Denton Co. Records Available on Microfilm (tsl.state.tx.us)
- Texas State Library and Archives Commission, P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711-2927
- Texas Genealogical Society, 2505 Beluche Drive, Galveston 77551
Where can I connect with other Denton County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Texas Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- Texas State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Denton County, Texas Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Denton County, Texas Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Denton County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Denton County.