Welcome to Terrell County, Texas!

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The goal of this FREE genealogy web site is to help those seeking information about their ancestors who, at one time or another, lived in Terrell County, Texas. Good luck in your search!

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Terrell County, Texas | Population 1,081 (2000). Photo courtesy of Tom Riggle. Thanks, Tom!

Are you looking for the town of Terrell, Texas? It's in Kaufman County!

Adjacent Nation
MEXICO | Coahuila
Surrounding Counties
Pecos * Crockett * Val Verde * Brewster

Sanderson is the county seat of Terrell County. Terrell County has two unincorporated towns: Sanderson and Dryden. Terrell County is bordered by the Rio Grande River.

Terrell County, formerly part of Pecos County, was formed by an act of the Texas legislature on April 8, 1905, and organized on July 27 of that year. It was named in honor of Alexander Watkins Terrell, a jurist, Civil War officer, and statesman.

Read more about Terrell County, Texas at The Handbook of Texas Online