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If you have family history, stories, photos,
books, marriages, births & death records. Newspaper clippings such as
obits, birth, wedding, military, wills or other data about Andrews County. Send the files to me
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County came into existence in 1876 when the 15th Legislature
of Texas created 54 counties in the Panhandle and South
Plains. It was named for Richard Andrews, the 1st man to
die in the war for Texas independence in 1835. Prior to
1890, the county was inhabited primarily by some
ranchers, military personnel and Indians—Anasazi, Apache and Comanche. By 1900 the population
had reached 975 (mostly farmers and ranchers) with two communities—Shafter Lake and Andrews—in the county. Andrews
becoming the county seat through an election held on July