Atascosa County, Texas

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/Atascosa-County-Texas-Courts.htm Atascosa County Courthouse]<br>5 Courthouse Circle Drive; <br>Jourdanton, TX 78026<br>Phone: 830.769.2511&nbsp;<br><br>County Clk has birth records from 1890, death&nbsp;<br>records from 1903, marriage, probate and land<br>records from 1856 and court records 1860; District<br>Clerk has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Atascosa County, Texas. Page 658 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Atascosa-County-Texas-Courts.htm Atascosa County Courthouse]<br>5 Courthouse Circle Drive; <br>Jourdanton, TX 78026<br>Phone: 830.769.2511&nbsp;<br><br>County Clk has birth records from 1890, death&nbsp;<br>records from 1903, marriage, probate and land<br>records from 1856 and court records 1860; District<br>Clerk has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Atascosa County, Texas. Page 658 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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'''1856--'''Atascosa County was created 25 January 1856 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Jourdanton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1856--'''Atascosa County was created 25 January 1856 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Jourdanton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
The county's&nbsp;name is derives from a Spanish term for "boggy."<br>
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The county's&nbsp;name is derives from a Spanish term for "boggy."<br>  
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Atascosa County Courthouse
5 Courthouse Circle Drive;
Jourdanton, TX 78026
Phone: 830.769.2511 

County Clk has birth records from 1890, death 
records from 1903, marriage, probate and land
records from 1856 and court records 1860; District
Clerk has divorce records[1]

History

Parent County

1856--Atascosa County was created 25 January 1856 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Jourdanton [2]

The county's name is derives from a Spanish term for "boggy."

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Atascosa County border changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns: Campbellton | Charlotte | Christine | Jourdanton | Kyote | La Parita | Las Gallinas | Leming | Lytle | McCoy | North Pleasanton | Peggy | Pleasanton | Poteet | Rossville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Atascosa County, Texas. Page 658 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).