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Panorama view of the Tarrant County Plaza Building with the 1895 Courthouse in the background

Welcome to the Tarrant County Archives

1883 Courthouse

Special Note for 2015: Due to major preservation and digitization efforts currently underway, certain materials may be temporarily unavailable. Check with the Tarrant County Archivist prior to visiting to be sure the materials of interest to you are available.

Our mission is to collect, preserve and offer for research documents which are a record of Tarrant County history.  To give a hint of the variety of our holdings, explore the various options from our guide to collections. We house more than 600 named collections in a more than 10,000 square foot facility located on the fifth floor of the Tarrant County Plaza Building. The Tarrant County Archivist and Archives volunteers stand ready to assist you with your historical research needs.

Dr. Dawn Youngblood

Tarrant County Archivist
Plaza Building
200 Taylor Street - Suite 5200
Fort Worth, TX 76196-0226

Phone: 817-884-3272

Guide to Collections