HANSFORD COUNTY

There is a shortage of volunteers to do look-ups right now. If you own (or have access to) any Hansford County references  (such as census, cemetery, marriage, newspaper abstracts, etc.) and would be willing to do lookups for other Hansford County researchers, then please contact me.

When asking a volunteer to look up someone for you, please remember that they are volunteers and let them know how much you appreciate their work for you.

Look Up Volunteers
Resource Volunteer
History of Hansford County
3 volumes
Dorothy Hudson
1900 Census Lela Evans

      Resources     

Hansford County Clerk
P.O. Box 397
Spearman TX 79081
(806) 659-2626

Hansford County Library
122 Main St.
Spearman, TX 79081
806-659-2231

Resources include The Spearman Reporter from 1917 - 1975 on microfilm and copies of the paper from 1975 to date, as well as books on the general history of the area.

Stationmaster's House Museum
30 S. Townsend
Spearman, TX 79081
806-659-3008
This museum includes a restored depot agent's home, an outdoor exhibit of farm machinery and an Indian sculpture.  It features home life and general history of Hansford County.  Call to find out when it is open..

There is a brand new genealogy group in Hansford County.  They meet the first Tuesday of the month at the Spearman Public Library.  For more information contact:

The Hansford County Genealogy Club
Oneida Bynum - President
1111 S. Barkley
Spearman, TX 79081

The Center for American History at The University of Texas Austin

The Center for American History owns these newspapers from Hansford County.

Hansford Co. News    Gruver, TX
     Microfilm   May 31, 1929 - May 30, 1930 (incomplete)

Hansford Headlight       Hansford, TX
     Microfilm  Aug 21, 1914 - July 19, Aug 2, 1918

Hansford Plainsman     Spearman, TX
     Paper   Oct 15, 1929,  Dec 3, 1931 - 1959

Spearman Reporter      Spearman, TX
     Microfilm  Jan 2 - Dec 18, 1930

Spearman, TX - This site is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and has tons of information about today's Spearman

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This page was updated on September 22, 1998