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Castro County

Welcome to Castro County, Texas. This site is part of the TXGenWeb project, and it's purpose is to help people who are researching genealogy and local history in Castro County. My name is Cynthia Samples and I am the County Coordinator. Thanks to Kathy Wayman for all the work she has done, and I hope we can continue to add helpful information. I do not live in Castro County and do not have access to any resources, so I am going to ask your help. If you have any information that you believe would be beneficial to researchers, I would like to hear from you

Castro County is located in the western Panhandle on the Texas High Plains. The county was named for Henri Castro, the empresario who was consul general to Paris for the Republic of Texas. Castro county, Texas was created August 21, 1876 from Bexar District and organized in 1891. County seat is Dimmitt.

Research Helps
  • Personal Web Sites with Castro County Connections
  • Lookups
  • Local Addresses
  • Castro County Map
  • Queries
  • Message Boards - Post and View Queries
  • Archived Queries 1998-2002
  • Archived Queries 1996-1997
  • Castro County Records Online

    Deaths in Castro County 1910-1930

    Castro County Links
  • Cemeteries
  • Family Group Sheet Project -
    Castro County
  • TXGenWeb Archives for Castro County
  • Castro County History
    Red River Authority Site
  • More About Castro County
    from Handbook of Texas Online
  • Postmasters and Postoffices
  • Pictures from Castro County - Depression Era
    on American Memory Website
  • Other Texas Links
  • Texas Vital Records
  • Texas Bureau of Vital Statistics
  • Texas Family Group Sheets
  • Texas State Library
  • Civil War Rosters - Texas
  • Links to All Texas Counties
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