Brazos County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
County Clerk<br> Karen McQueen<br> 300 E. 26th St., Ste. 120 <br>Bryan, TX 77803<br> (979) 361-4135<br> FAX: (979) 361-4125<br>
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County Clerk<br>Karen McQueen<br>300 E. 26th St., Ste. 120 <br>Bryan, TX 77803<br>(979) 361-4135<br>FAX: (979) 361-4125<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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'''1841--'''Brazos County was created 30 January 1841 from [[Robertson County, Texas|Robertson]] and [[Washington County, Texas|Washington]] Counties. The county was originally named Navasota County, but was renamed Brazos County on 28 January 1842. '''County seat:''' Bryan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1841--'''Brazos County was created 30 January 1841 from [[Robertson County, Texas|Robertson]] and [[Washington County, Texas|Washington]] Counties. The county was originally named Navasota County, but was renamed Brazos County on 28 January 1842. '''County seat:''' Bryan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
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Bryan-College Station Public Library System<br>201 E 26th St<br>Bryan, TX 77803<br>Phone: (979) 209-5600<br>[http://www.bcslibrary.org/ Website]  
 
Bryan-College Station Public Library System<br>201 E 26th St<br>Bryan, TX 77803<br>Phone: (979) 209-5600<br>[http://www.bcslibrary.org/ Website]  
  
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'''FAMILY HISTORY CENTERS'''  
 
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
 
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Brazos County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Brazos County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 30, 1841
County Seat Bryan
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk
Karen McQueen
300 E. 26th St., Ste. 120
Bryan, TX 77803
(979) 361-4135
FAX: (979) 361-4125

History

Parent County

1841--Brazos County was created 30 January 1841 from Robertson and Washington Counties. The county was originally named Navasota County, but was renamed Brazos County on 28 January 1842. County seat: Bryan [1]

The county was named for the Brazos River.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: Bryan | College Station | Kurten | Millican | Wixon Valley

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Bryan-College Station Public Library System
201 E 26th St
Bryan, TX 77803
Phone: (979) 209-5600
Website


FAMILY HISTORY CENTERS

College Station Texas
2500 Barak Ln
Bryan, Brazos, Texas, United States
Phone: 979-846-3516
Hours: T,Th 10am-1:30pm; T,Th 7pm-9:30pm; 2nd Sat 9am-11am
Closed: Closed all week for the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
  • Hidden Ancestors  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.


References

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