Montgomery County, Texas
Montgomery County is on Interstate 45 forty miles north of downtown Houston in the East Texas Timberlands Region. The county is bounded on the north by Walker and San Jacinto counties, on the east by Liberty County, on the south by Harris County, and on the west by Waller and Grimes counties.
Cities, Towns & Communities
Conroe | Cut and Shoot | Dobbin | Imperial Oaks | Magnolia | Montgomery | New Caney | Oak Ridge North | Panorama Village | Patton Village | Porter | Roman Forest | Shenandoah | Splendora | Spring (partly in Harris County) | Stagecoach | Tamina | The Woodlands | Woodbranch | Woodloch | Willis
Montgomery county has had three county seats: Montgomery, 1837-1874, Willis, 1874-1880, Montgomery 1880-1889, Conroe, 1889-present.
The first Montgomery County Courthouse, built in Montgomery in 1838 was a two-room log structure. It was replaced in 1842 with a two-story building made of hand-hewn lumber. In 1855 a large Greek Revival style brick courthouse was built in Montgomery.
After Conroe became the county seat, a Greek Revival style courthouse designed by Eugene T. Heiner was built in 1891. In 1936, the current courthouse, a modern style stone building opened. The courthouse was extensively remodeled in 1965.
Montgomery County Courthouse from Texas Escapes.
Montgomery County Courthouse
501 North Thompson Suite 401
Conroe, Texas 77301
(936)756-0571 or (281)364-4200
County Clerk - Mark Turnbull
210 W. Davis (Hwy 105)
P.O. Box 959
Conroe, Texas 77305
Getting a Montgomery County Birth or Death Certificate
Montgomery County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.
A History of Montgomery County, Texas, by William H. Gandy. Digital book on line at archive.org.
The Choir Invisible: An Early History of Montgomery County, by the Montgomery Historical Society.
The History of Montgomery County, 1975, by Robin Navarro Montgomery.
Montgomery County History, 1981, by the Montgomery County Genealogical Society.
Humble Area Genealogical Society
Following ancestral footsteps in and around Atascocita, Crosby, Huffman, Kingwood, New Caney, Porter, Splendora, and Humble, Texas.