Atascosa County, Texas

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Guide to Atascosa County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Contents

County Courthouse

Hand and keyboard.jpg Texas
Online Records
Atascosa County Courthouse
5 Courthouse Circle Drive;
Jourdanton, TX 78026
Phone: 830.769.2511 

County Clerk 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


Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18601,578
18702,91584.7%
18804,21744.7%
18906,45953.2%
19007,14310.6%
191010,00440.1%
192012,70227.0%
193015,65423.2%
194019,27523.1%
195020,0484.0%
196018,828−6.1%
197018,696−0.7%
198025,05534.0%
199030,53321.9%
200038,62826.5%
201044,91116.3%

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.
  • Texas Birth Records  -  transcriptions - USGenWeb Archives Project
  • Marriages -  transcriptions  - USGenWeb Archives Project

Societies and Libraries 

Libraries

Atascosa County Genealogical Society Library
4th and H Avenue
P.O. Box 93
Poteet, Texas 78065
(830) 276-4684
Website

Family History Centers

Family History Center
636 Oak Haven
Pleasanton, TX
830-569-5703

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).