Floyd County, TXGenWeb Project

Welcome to the Floyd County, TXGenWeb Project site.  All information on these pages are free for your personal use in genealogy research.  My name is Shirley Cullum and I am the temporary Floyd County Coordinator. Bailey County is in need of a coordinator to maintain this website. If you are interested please contact Shirley Cullum, the TXGenWeb Sate Coodinator.

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Brief History of Floyd County

Floyd County was formed on August 21, 1876 by the Texas legislator from it's parent county, Bexar County.  Any record prior to 1876 would have to be in the Bexar County Courthouse.  Floyd County is named in honor of Dolphin Ward Floyd who fought and died while defending the Alamo on March 6, 1836.  The county seat is Floydada.

Dolphin Ward Floyd was born on March 6, 1804 in Nash County, North Carolina and is the son of Thomas Penuel and Mary (Beckwith) Floyd.  Floyd was a farmer who settled in Texas and later married Ester Berry House.  Floyd joined the relief effort to the Alamo on March 1, 1836, he died five days later on his 32nd birthday. 

Some of the events and sites to see in Floyd County are:

   The Old Settlers Day Reunion in Floydada
   Floyd County Fair in Lockney
   Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway in Quitaque
   Floyd County Museum in Floydada

   Source:  The Handbook of Texas Online & Wikipedia

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Towns in Floyd County

Floyd County Neighbors

Swisher County Briscoe County Hall County
Hale County Floyd County Motley County
Lubbock County Crosby County Dickens County

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TXGenWeb County of the Month Award

The TXGenWeb has initiated a program to recognize the efforts of County Coordinators who provide outstanding resources and assistance to county visitors.  This program is The Mike Basham Memorial TXGenWeb County of the Month Award (COM).  To see the Texas County Coordinators Memorial Page, please click here.

If you feel that Floyd County or another Texas County should be nominated for this prestigious award, please take a moment and nominate your county of choice.  View the past and present awarders of the Mike Basham Memorial TXGenWeb County of the Month Awards and the County of the Year Awards.  Also, check out the Hall of Fame awarders here.

Floyd County Archive

What is the Floyd County Archive?  The Floyd County Archive is maintained by Dorman Holub, Floyd County Archive Manager.  In the archive is information on bible records, cemeteries, census, land, military records, etc.  This archive houses all main files.  Anyone can submit information to the archive.  Any information submitted to the archive stays there permanently and can never be deleted so that researchers can always find information.