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  • Wichita County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 12, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Cookee County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1858
    County Seat:  Wichita Falls, Texas

    County history - Wichita County is named in honor of The Wichita Native American tribe.

    Wichita Courthouse
    1. Wichita County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Wichita County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Wichita County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Wichita County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Wichita County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Wichita County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Wichita County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Wichita County Vital Records - Wichita County Clerk, P.O. Box 1679, Wichita Falls, TX 76307-1679.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (Wichita County Heritage Society / Wichita Falls, TX)


  • Willacy County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 12, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Cameron and Hidalgo Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1911
    County Seat:  Raymondville, Texas

    County history - Willacy County is named in honor of John G. Willacy, Texas state senator who was the author of the bill that established the county.

    Willacy Courthouse
    1. Willacy County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Willacy County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Willacy County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Willacy County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Willacy County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Willacy County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Willacy County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Willacy County Vital Records - Willacy County Clerk, Courthouse, Raymondville, TX 78580-3533.


  • Williamson County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 10, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Milam County.
    Established:  13-Mar-1848
    County Seat:  Georgetown, Texas

    County history - Williamson County is named in honor of Robert McAlpin Williamson, a leader and veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto.

    Williamson Courthouse
    1. Williamson County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Williamson County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Williamson County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Williamson County Genealogical Society (Round Rock, TX)
    4. Williamson County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Williamson County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Williamson County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Williamson County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Williamson County Vital Records - Williamson County Clerk, P.O. Box 18, Georgetown, TX 78627-0018.
               Note:  Certified Marriage License requests should be directed to the County Clerk's Office in which the event occurred. Certified copies of a Divorce Decree requests should be directed to the District Clerk's Office in which the event occurred.

    9. Three-lgged-Willie - History and Genealogy of Williamson County, Texas




  • Winkler County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 12, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Tom Green County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1887
    County Seat:  Kermit, Texas

    County history - Winkler County is named in honor of Clinton McKamy Winkler, a judge and Confederate colonel.

    Winkler Courthouse
    1. Winkler County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Winkler County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Winkler County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Winkler County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Winkler County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Winkler County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Winkler County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Winkler County Vital Records - Winkler County Clerk, P.O. Box 1007, Kermit, TX 79745-1007.


  • Wise County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 12, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Cookee County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1856
    County Seat:  Decatur, Texas

    County history - Wise County is named in honor of Henry Alexander Wise, the future thirty-eighth governor of Virginia (1856 1860) who supported the annexation of Texas.

    Wise Courthouse
    1. Wise County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Wise County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Wise County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Wise County Historical Society & Museum / Decatur, TX)
    4. Wise County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Wise County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Wise County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Wise County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Wise County Vital Records - Wise County Clerk, P.O. Box 359, Decatur, TX 76234-0359.


  • Wood County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 4, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Van Zandt County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1850
    County Seat:  Quitman, Texas

    County history - Wood County is named in honor of George Tyler Wood (March 12, 1795 - September 3, 1858) was a United States political figure. He served as the second Governor of Texas between 1847 and 1849.

    Wood Courthouse
    GHLL Wood County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Wood County, TX Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Wood County Genealogical Society Bulletin (blog) / Quitman, TX)
    6. US/TXGenWeb site - Wood County Archives
    7. US/TXGenWeb - Wood County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Wood County Clerk, P.O. Box 338, Quitman, TX 75783-0338.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Hopkins County (north), Franklin County (northeast), Camp County
             (northeast), Upshur County (east), Smith County (south), Van Zandt County
             (southwest), Rains County (west).



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