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Gregg County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Information ==
 ==== Description ====  The county was named for John Gregg, a Confederate general killed in action during the American Civil War. The County is located in the northeast area of the state.<brref>Wikipedia contributors, "Gregg County, Texas," in ''https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregg_County,_Texas.'' accessed 08/09/2019</ref>
==== County Courthouse ====
[http://www.co.gregg.tx.us/ Gregg County Courthouse]<br>101 E Methvin Street; PO Box 3049Suite 334;<br>Longview, TX 75606-304975601<br>Phone: 903.236.8430-237-2663<br>
County Clerk has birth, marriage, court and land records from 1873, death records from 1900 and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gregg County, Texas. Page 665 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
'''County Clerk'''
P.O. Box 3049101 East Methvin<br>Longview 75606, TX 75601<br>Phone: 903-236758-84306181<br>Fax: 903-237-2574  
'''District Clerk'''
P.O. Box 711<br>Longview , TX 75606<br>Phone: 903-237-2663<br>Fax: 903-236-8474<br>  
Gregg County has had three courthouses.&nbsp; The first courthouse, built in part with native sandstone from nearby Methvin Hill, was designed by F. E. Ruffini and completed in 1879.&nbsp; The second courthouse was built of red brick in 1897 on the site of the 1879 courthouse.&nbsp; The current courthouse was built in 1932.<ref>Texas Escapes: Gregg County Courthouses http://www.texasescapes.com/TOWNS/Longview/Gregg-County-Courthouse-Longview-Texas.htm#1879</ref><br>
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