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Welcome to Grimes County!

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TXGenWeb County Index

Grimes County USGenWeb Archives
 
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Grimes County Courthouse

Courthouse picture taken by Terry Meyers and shared by Maurine Wehmeyer
Thank you Terry and Maurine!

Click here for another view of the courthouse!

Grimes County Coordinator Vanessa Burzynski

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Table of Contents

African Americans

Archives

Baptisms

Bible Records

Biographies

Books on Grimes County

Businesses of Grimes County

Calendar of Festivals, Reunions, and Events

Cemeteries

Census Records

Churches

Genealogies

Genealogy Resource Links and Tools

Grimes County News

Guestbook

Historic Documents

Historic Homes

Historical Markers

Historic Places

Historical Societies

History and Maps

Land Records

Letters from Home

Lookups

Migrations into Grimes County

Obituaries

Our Grimes County Ancestors

People, Places and Tourism

Photo Gallery

Photo Tour of Anderson

Photo Tour of Iola

Photo Tour of Navasota

Pioneers of Grimes County

Postcards

Queries and Surname Links

Research Aids

Researcher Webpage Links

Reunions

Towns of Grimes County

Veterans and Military Links

Vital Records

Who am I?

Wills and Estate Records

Yellow Fever Victims in Navasota, 1867

Grimes County Lists of Fugitives from Justice

Orphan Train

White Man’s Union

Slavery in Grimes County

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What's New?

 

 1940 Census

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Grimes County was created in 1846 from a portion of Montgomery County. The county was named for Jesse Grimes; one of Stephen F. Austin's Colonists, a Texas Declaration of Independence signer, and State Senator. The county seat is the town of Anderson; the present court house was built in 1894. Four prior court houses had been destroyed; one by wind and three by fire. In 2000, the population was 23,552 in a land area of 664 square miles, an average of 35.5 people per square mile.
 
 

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TXGenWeb COUNTY OF THE MONTH AWARD

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GRIMES COUNTY WINS THE TXGenWeb COUNTY OF THE MONTH AWARD FOR FEBRUARY 2008

Thank you so much to all of our volunteers. 
Without you, Grimes County TXGenWeb would never have won this award.

With this third recognition, Grimes County has now been added to the TXGenWeb Project Hall of Fame!

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GRIMES COUNTY MESSAGE BOARD

Post your queries or data posts here. Please remember to enter the surnames that are included in the post separated by a comma. Select the appropriate category from the drop-down menu: query, marriages, will, deed, lookup, etc. When searching this board, use the drop-down menu where you can select what category you are searching for such as deeds, wills, marriages, etc.  Post your queries and data here: GRIMES COUNTY MESSAGE BOARD

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GRIMES COUNTY LOCAL RESOURCES

 

101 S. Main St.

P. O. Box 209
Anderson, Texas 77830
Tel: (936) 873-4410
Fax: (936) 873-3308
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8-12 & 1-4:30

 

Resources
Real Property (Deed) Records

Birth and Death Records

Marriage Records

Probate (Wills) Records

1411 E. Washington Ave.
Navasota, Texas 77868
(936) 825-6744

Hours:

Monday:   3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tue  Fri:  9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday:   9:00 am - 12:00 noon

 

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NEIGHBORING COUNTY TXGenWeb SITES

View a Map of Grimes County's location among it's Neighboring Counties. 

Montgomery

Walker

Waller

Washington

 

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This page last updated on August 16, 2014.

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