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Loving County, TXGenWeb Project

View Of Mentone, Loving County, Texas



Welcome to Loving County, Texas. I am Deb  your County Coordinator. I would like to welcome you to  Loving County a TXGenWeb Project which is a part of the USGenWeb Project. I'm always in need of new data to be placed on-line. If you'd be interested in helping, please let me know. PLEASE NOTE I DO NOT LIVE IN OR NEAR Loving County, I may, or may not, be able to help with specific research questions, but should you have any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding this webpage, please e-mail me. FOR ANYTHING LOCAL, PLEASE REFER TO THE UPDATED ADDRESS BOOK BELOW FOR LOVING COUNTY OFFICIALS. [thanks go out to Ray Moore for these]

Loving County is the smallest county in the Permian Basin of West Texas, it is bordered on the east by Winkler County, on the south by Ward County, on the west by the Pecos River and Reeves County, and on the north by Eddy and Lea counties, New Mexico.  The county consists of approx. 671 square miles of flat desert terrain. Mentone, is the county seat and is the only town in the county. It is located in its southwestern corner seventy-five miles west of Odessa. To read a full history of Loving County, Texas please scroll down and click on the "history" link below.

WHAT'S NEW ONLINE (not much .. we know not much happens in Loving Co so we'd welcome anything anyone has to offer concerning the genealogical history of this county)

Check the update links below to see the most recent data added for this site.

 Butterfield Trail

 New links, or updated links will be marked as such ... Check out all the new
links in the "links" list below.

If you have questions regarding Loving County that need immediate answers we suggest that you contact the only officials in the county which are located in Mentone via this link (which may not be current) or preferably use the newly updated address book below:





Loving County Courthouse Image Courtesy of




Loving County, Texas - Local Links of Interest


Address Book




Historical Markers

Loving County Land

Look-Ups (Need Volunteers!)

Mentone, Texas

Newspaper / Magazine Articles


 (for local Vital Records / Census / Local Folks History & Stories)


Pope's Crossing



West Texas Neighbors

Zoom In (Photos from Mentone)



Other useful Links Found Here:


TX Sites / US Sites & Misc Links


Texas Genealogical and Historical Societies 





Subscribing to Loving County Mail List


Browse the TXLOVING Archives

TXGenWeb Counties - ALL


The Mike Basham Memorial TXGenWeb County of the Month Award TXGenWeb has initiated a program to recognize the efforts of county sponsors to provide outstanding resources and assistance to county visitors. If you would like to nominate a county for this award - make your nomination here - County of the month form! 

    Interested in genealogy in TEXAS?  If you would like to become involved, contact Shirley Cullum, State Coordinator and volunteer to adopt a county -  Texas Orphan Counties page. 

I would like to give a great big hats off and THANK YOU to Charlene Beauchamp for working as hard as she has did in past years to gather, scan and photograph much of the information on these pages.Thanks also to Kay Woods-Lopez former host of this county. Thanks, ladies!


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