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Moore County

The county seat is Dumas, which is named for Louis Dumas, originally from the Sherman, Texas, area. The Dumas Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Moore County. Moore County history is highlighted in the Window on the Plains Museum in Dumas.



Created from Bexar County in 1876 and organized in 1892. Named for Commodore Edwin Ward Moore, 
the commander of the Texas Navy. Situated in the northern part of the Panhandle Area, 885 square miles. Surface rolling prairie soils, rich sandy to chocolate loam. There is abundant surface water and an almost inexhaustible supply of underground water at depths ranging from 225 to 270 feet. All crops common to the Panhandle are produced in Moore County. Irrigation is practiced in a limited way. Dumas is the county seat. There are no railroads in the county. Texas Almanac

Cities, Towns and Populated Areas

*  Dumas  *  Etter  *  Sunray  *  Masterson  Cactus  *

 

 

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Moore County Online Data

 

Birth Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Family Bibles and Records

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
August 2014: Korean War Casuality List, Vietnam War Casuality List; Cowpuncher To Postmaster (Newspaper Gleanings); 1940 Census Enumeration Districts; ED 171-4 1940 Census list of names; Confederate Pension Applications; 
World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel; "Stolen Mail is Recovered" in Crime News; Farmers Get $231,714 (news); BRYAN - ANGLIN Wedding Announcement (news); Smelter Employee Seriously Burned (news); Mrs Clifford Liles visiting (news); SPRABERRY, HELEN L.  obit (transcribed by M.K.K.); CLOSE, PATRICIA DAWN obit (transcribed by M.K.K.); 1966 Marriage Index; 1967 Marriage Index; Divorce Index for 1968 & 1969; 1968 & 1969 Marriage Index;

July 2014: Obit: SNYDER - Transcribed by Sue P. Carpenter
Obit: GILES, NORVELL, OREM - Transcribed by Glenda Stevens
Obit: MINOR, NORTHCUTT,  RAGAN, - Transcribed by Vicki Bryan
Obit: BAIN, GEORGE, MCDANIEL, NORTHCUTT, RAYMOND,  - Transcribed by Bobby Dobbins Title
Obit: ANGLIN, HILKER, JAMES, LEE, NORVELL, POOL, VANDIVER, VINSON - Transcribed by Camellia
June 2014: Cemeteries; History of County Name - Transcribed by Patricia Knowles; Bio: WARD - Transcribed by Liz Dellinger; Obit: HALL - Transcribed by Camellia

 

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