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Hale County

Organized in 1888, it was named for Lt. John C. Hale, a hero of the Battle of San Jacinto.
The seat of the county is Plainview.
It was the home of the noted former Hale County Judge, Judge Bill Hollars a.k.a. "Hang 'em High" Hollars

Cities and towns

*  Abernathy  *  Cotton Center  *  Edmonson  *  Hale Center * Petersburg  *  Plainview  *  Seth Ward  *


*  Hale City  *

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Hale County Online Data

Birth Records


Church Histories / Records

County Records

Family Bibles and Records

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Nov 2014: Mil: Vietnam War Casualties
Aug 2014: Mil: Korean War Casualties; History of Hale County; Obit: BROWN, COUCH, MCGLASSON, MATLOCK, MITCHELL  - Transcribed by MKK
July 2014: Obit: ADAMS, SHARP,  - Transcribed by AFoFGmz; Obit: HEFFLEFINGER - Transcribed by Glenda Stevens; Obit: COWART, HOLLOWAY, - Transcribed by Sue P. Carpenter; Obit: BURRIS, CRAIG,  GOODSON, MILES, RAWDON, - Transcribed by Susan Geist; Obit: DOHERTY, HACKLER, LANFORD, MATTHEWS, - Transcribed by Kristine Metoyer; Obit: ALLMAN, BLACK, CHANDLER,  DEEN, HEFFLEFINGER, HILLMAN, HINES, ROBERTS, - Transcribed by Vicki Bryan; Obit: BUNDY, DANIEL, LEMONS, MCQUARY,  OLDHAM, SHEPPARD, SWAYZE, WHEELER, ZACHERY - Transcribed by Camellia; Obit: BOND, BROWN, BUSBY, FOSTER, HILLMAN, JONES, MITCHELL, RIVERA,  STEVENS, - Transcribed by Bobby Dobbins Title
June 2014: Cemeteries; Obits: TICER, DEAN - Transcribed by Bobby Dobbins Title; Obits: CLAIBORNE, WELLS, BROWN, MARTIN, MORGAN - Transcribed by Camellia



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