Welcome to Texas Fossils

Fossils of Texas


Ammonite fossil

This website contains images of fossils found on our property in Hood Co., TX and surrounding North Texas counties. We have found many interesting fossils, and hope you find them interesting as well. In Hood County, Tarrant Co., Denton Co., and Dallas Co., the formations are Lower Cretaceous, being about 100MYA. In other counties the formations are Pennsylvanian and are about 300MYA. All of the images in this website are of fossils found on our property or on properties in north Texas, as noted. There are specimens from Hood Co., Jack Co., Dallas Co., Tarrant Co., Denton Co., Palo Pinto Co, Grayson Co, and Fannin Co., TX.


We found ammonites (shown at left), straight cephalopod fossils, gastropod fossils (snails), bi-valve (clam, brachiopod, and scallop) fossils, oyster fossils, urchin fossils, turtles, and plant life, as well as an abundance of petrified wood on the property in Hood County, TX. Below, click on a category to view images of some of the fossils we have found.


If you have information on any of these fossils, or can identify more fully any of these photos, please contact me by clicking the contact us link above. In addition, check out the various links to other sites that contain information about fossils in north Texas. We welcome your thoughts and comments about our site, and hope this site is educational and interesting for you.

Click on the links below to see more pictures or click on the images below to go to pictures of like kinds of fossils.





             To see additional pictures of fossils found on our property click one of the links below.