Ector County, Texas Genealogy & History

Census & Tax Records

When searching the Census Records, remember that Ector County was not formed until 1887.  Search Tom Green County census records in 1880, search Bexar County in 1850-1870.  View 1856 map showing Bexar County.

1850

1860

1870

1880

1890

  • 1890 Census destroyed by fire.

1900

1910

  • 1910 Census for Ector County from FamilySearch; Search the 1910 Census
  • 1910 Census for Ector County - Digital Images online from archive.org.   Microfilm reels 1547 - 1910 Texas Federal Population Census Schedules - Dickens, Eastland, Dimmit, Ector, Edwards, and Fannin (ED's 31-36, 39-43) Counties.

1920

  • 1920 Census for Ector County from FamilySearch; Search the 1920 Census
  • 1920 Census for Ector County - Digital Images online from archive.org.  1920 Texas Federal Population Schedules - Denton Co. (EDs 49-51, 33, 52-55, 61-63, 66-69, and 50), Dimmit Co. (EDs 42-44), Duval Co. (EDs 45-52), Ector Co. (EDs 30-31), Edwards Co. (EDs 32-35), and Fisher Co. (EDs 68-79).
  • 1920 Census for Ector County Transcription Precinct 1, Precinct 2
  • 1920 Census for Ector County Transcription Precincts 1-4 from Genealogy Trails.

1930

 

Census Records at ancestry.com

You can search the census records for free at ancestry.com.  It costs, however, to view the census images or to find out any additional information.   For free you can find:  Name, where they lived (City, County, State), and estimated year of birth.  Search census records at ancestry.com.   (This page searches census records for all years; the results may be a little overwhelming.  Scroll down below the search box - and you can search each census individually.  Be sure to list Ector County in the "lived in" box to see your relatives from Ector County for the 1900-1930 Censuses, Tom Green County for the 1880 Census, and Bexar County for the 1850-1870 Census.

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