Rains County, Texas

TXGenWeb Project


Formed in 1870 from parts of Hunt, Hopkins, Wood, and Van Zandt Counties.
Emory is the County Seat.

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Rains County Links

Archives for Rains County Addresses Cemeteries

1880 Census Index 1890 Census Index 1910 Census Index

Gen Forum GroupSheets Home Pages Look Ups


Maps Markers Misc Information & Links

Message BoardNeighbors

"Old News" SFA Center for Regional Heritage Research- Rains County 

Queries - OldPhoto Album

Records Rains County History Rains County Mailing List - Great helpful folks

Rains County Genealogical Society Rains County Local Government

Surname List Towns & Communities

TX Counties Vitals 


Our thanks to all the many volunteers who help us make this website possible. Your contributions have been an invaluable asset to the Rains County website.

TXGenWeb Project is part of the USGenWeb Project.
Shirley Cullum - TXGenWeb State Coordinator

                  The Mike Basham Memorial TXGenWeb County of the Month Award - TXGenWeb has initiated
                  a program to recognize the efforts of county sponsors to provide outstanding resources and
                  assistance to county visitors. If you would like, nominate a county for this award - make your
                  nomination here - County of the month form! If you are interested in adopting a Texas county
                  contact the State Coordinator about Orphan Counties



Page updated: 22 July 2017


Rains County TXGenWeb Coordinator

Patsy Vinson

Betty Teal Miller

    County Coordinators - ©2015-2017 Patsy Vinson

    © 2014 Shirley Cullum © 2010-2014 Betty Miller & Betty Phillips

    © 2008-2009 Elaine Martin © 2007 Linda Piper © 2001-2006 Sharon Pierce

    ©2001- 2017 Patsy Vinson HillCoTXGenWeb Coordinator