Historical County Records

Tarrant County Archives holds a wide selection of early County documents of historical value from the various Tarrant County departments. Utilize the Named Collections list to find these department collections, or utilize the Archives Search page.


On this page, researchers will find additional resources pertaining to Tarrant County and local governments - including Historical Lists of Elected OfficialsPopulation Growth Chart for Tarrant County 1850-1958, and a reference list of research files kept in the Tarrant County Archives on Texas Historical Markers in Tarrant County. The Tarrant County Archives maintains these research files containing the material used to validate the conferring of each Historical Marker in the County.

1887 Report on Roads

By no means does the Tarrant County Archives hold all preserved historical records within Tarrant County. For more information on our holdings, click the links to the left. Additional historical documents may be accessed directly from the creating department. Calling the Tarrant County operator (number below) is the fastest way to be connected with any department in Tarrant County.  Also, explore the Tarrant County Home page and each department for more information on what forms of documents each department makes available to the public and in what format.