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Blanco County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Blanco County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 12, 1858
County Seat Johnson City
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk
Karen Newman
P.O. Box 65
Johnson City, TX 78636
(830) 868-7357
FAX: (830) 868-4158

History

Blanco Valley was first settled in 1853.

Parent County

1858--Blanco County was created 12 February 1858 from Burnet, Comal, Gillespie, and Hays Counties.
County seat: Johnson City [1]

The County was name for Blanco River.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1876--Courthouse and most, if not all, county records were destroyed by fire in August 1876.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: Blanco | Cypress Mills | Johnson City | Round Mountain.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries:

Churches

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • A History of Blanco County, 1965, by John W. Speer ; edited by Henry C. Armbruster.
  • Blanco County History, 1979, by John Stribling Moursund.
  • Blanco County Families for 100 Years, 1981, by John Stribling Moursund, edited by Mabel Stribling.
  • Heritage of Blanco County, Texas, 1987, by Blanco County News.
  • The Valley Between the Colorado and the Pedernales a land of flitter trees ad honey, the early days of Clover, Corwin, Cypress Mills, Double Horn, Fall Creek, Haynie Flat, Mud, Rockvale, Shovel Mountain, Spicewood, 1996, by Madolyn Frasier and Mary Albers Thompson; Spicewood Area Historical Focus Group.
  • Museums ~ List of all museums in Texas ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Historical Markers of Blanco County, Texas~Texas historical Markers
  • Blanco Historical Commission
  • History of Blanco County, Texas ~ Blanco County, TXGenWeb

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Johnson City Library
209 Nugent St
Johnson City, TX 78636
Phone: (830) 868-4469
Website

Blanco County South Library District
1118 Main St Ste A
Blanco, TX 78606
Phone: (830) 833-4280
Website

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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

 

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