Welcome to the TXGenWeb site for genealogical research in Knox County, Texas.

Shawn Hughes is on a medical leave of absence but should be back on the job soon.
In the meantime, if you have questions, submissions, or suggestions please contact
Shirley Cullum

   Knox County, Texas was formed in 1858, remained unsettled and was again formed into a county in 1876. It was named for  
   Henry Knox, Revolutionary War General and the Secretary of War in George Washington's first cabinet. The county seat is

   Benjamin. It's a relatively small county, about 850 square miles and the 2009 estimated population was 3,322

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      This page is maintained by Shirley Cullum and Shawn Hughes. Thanks for stopping by!

      My goal is to provide you with every possible resource to help you with your Knox County, Texas family research in a pleasing, organized format that doesn't take forever to load.

      If you have records to contribute, please contact me.
I live in Lubbock, TX and have access to the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech, which has newspapers for Knox City & Munday, Texas. If
      I can be of assistance in locating an obituary from 1977 or before please e-mail me.

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Last updated October 22, 2015.
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