Austin County, Texas Genealogy

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== Resources  ==
 
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/MiscPages/local.html Local County Resources and Contacts] ~ Austin County TXGenWeb
  
 
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/CemeteryNames/CemIndex.htm Austin County Cemetery Index of Names] ~ Austin County TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/AustinCem/auscem.htm Austin County Cemeteries] Complete list of Cemeteries in Austin County~ Austin County TXGenWeb
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]  ~  Links to cemetery transcriptions
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]  ~  Links to cemetery transcriptions
  
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*http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
*[http://www.austincounty.com/ips/cms/CountyHistory.html Austin County History]
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*[http://www.austincounty.com/ips/cms/CountyHistory.html Austin County History]  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/Pioneers/PioneerIndex.htm Pioneers of Austin County]~Austin County TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/Pioneers/PioneerIndex.htm Pioneers of Austin County]~Austin County TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/MiscPages/sheriffs.html Sheriffs of Austin County~Austin County TXGenWeb
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/MiscPages/sheriffs.html Sheriffs of Austin County~Austin County TXGenWeb
  
 
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[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
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[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors [http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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*[http://www.statesman.com/ Austin American Statesman]
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*[http://www.statesman.com/ Austin American Statesman]  
*[http://www.austinchronicle.com/ Austin Chronicle]
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*[http://www.austinchronicle.com/ Austin Chronicle]  
*[http://www.austinmonthly.com/ Austin Monthly]
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*[http://www.austinmonthly.com/ Austin Monthly]  
*[http://www.austinnews.net/ Austin News]
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*[http://www.austinnews.net/ Austin News]  
 
*[http://www.dailytexanonline.com/ Daily Texan]
 
*[http://www.dailytexanonline.com/ Daily Texan]
  

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Austin County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Austin County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 17, 1836
County Seat Bellville
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1836--Austin County was created 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. County seat:  Bellville  [1]

The county was named for Stephen F. Austin, founder of the Anglo-American colony that eventually became Texas

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: Bellville | Cat Springs | Industry | New Ulm | San Felipe | Sealy | Wallis | Welcome

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Historical Maps  ~  From the Republic to the Turn of the Century  ~  Hidden Ancestors Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Bellville Public Library
12 W Palm St
Bellville, TX 77418
Phone: (979) 865-3731
Website


Virgil & Josephine Gordon Memorial Library
917 N Circle Dr
Sealy, TX 77474
Phone: (979) 885-7469
Website


Austin County Library System
6730 Railroad St
Wallis, TX 77485
Phone: (979) 478-6813
Website



Family HIstory Center

Austin Texas
1000 E Rutherford Ln
Austin, Travis, Texas, United States
Phone: 512-837-3626
Hours: M,T,Th & Sat 10am-1pm; W 9am-3pm, & 6pm-8:30pm
Closed: all major holidays

Family History Center

Austin Texas Oak Hills
5201 Convict Hill Rd
Austin, Travis, Texas, United States
Phone: 512-892-6483
Hours: Tues, Wed, Sat,10am-2pm; Wed. 6pm-9pm
Closed: Closed July 4th Weekend, Thanksgiving Week, Christmas Holidays - December 20 through January 1, 2011


Web Sites




References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).