Johnson County, Texas

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'''1854--'''[http://www.johnsoncountytx.org/ Johnson County] was created 13 February 1854 from [[McLennan County, Texas|McLennan]], [[Hill County, Texas|Hill]], [[Ellis County, Texas|Ellis]], and [[Navarro County, Texas|Navarro]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Cleburne <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1854--'''[http://www.johnsoncountytx.org/ Johnson County] was created 13 February 1854 from [[McLennan County, Texas|McLennan]], [[Hill County, Texas|Hill]], [[Ellis County, Texas|Ellis]], and [[Navarro County, Texas|Navarro]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Cleburne <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*Johnson County [http://www.txgenweb4.org/txjohnson/cemeteries.html Cemeteries] at the Johnson County TXGenWeb site.  
 
*Johnson County [http://www.txgenweb4.org/txjohnson/cemeteries.html Cemeteries] at the Johnson County TXGenWeb site.  
 
*Gloria B. Mayfield [http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Etx/Johnson/ListJohnson.html Cemeteries] for Johnson County, Texas.  
 
*Gloria B. Mayfield [http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Etx/Johnson/ListJohnson.html Cemeteries] for Johnson County, Texas.  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/johnstoc.htm Burleson Memorial Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/johnstoc.htm Burleson Memorial Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/johnstoc.htm Venus Memorial Park]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/johnstoc.htm Venus Memorial Park]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[[users.htcomp.net/JCGS/RioVista.htm|Travis Morris Rio Vista Cemetery]]&nbsp;  
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*[[Users.htcomp.net/JCGS/RioVista.htm|Travis Morris Rio Vista Cemetery]]&nbsp;  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/cope.txt Cope Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/cope.txt Cope Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/centercem.txt Center League Cemetery]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; USGenWeb&nbsp;Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/centercem.txt Center League Cemetery]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; USGenWeb&nbsp;Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/raleigh.txt Raleigh Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/raleigh.txt Raleigh Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/plespnt.txt Pleasant Point Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/plespnt.txt Pleasant Point Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/jonesegan.txt Jones-Egan Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/jonesegan.txt Jones-Egan Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/marystown.txt Marystown Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/cemeteries/marystown.txt Marystown Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[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.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
 
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
  
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/johnstoc.htm Johnson County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/johnstoc.htm Johnson County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Burleson Public Library<br>248 Sw Johnson Ave<br>Burleson, TX 76028<br>Phone: (817) 295-6131<br>[http://www.burlesonlibrary.com/ Website]
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Burleson Public Library<br>248 Sw Johnson Ave<br>Burleson, TX 76028<br>Phone: (817) 295-6131<br>[http://www.burlesonlibrary.com/ Website]  
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<br>Cleburne Public Library<br>302 W Henderson St<br>Cleburne, TX 76033<br>Phone: (817) 645-0934<br>[http://catalog.cleburne.net/ Website]
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<br>Alvarado Public Library<br>210 N Baugh St<br>Alvarado, TX 76009<br>Phone: (817) 783-7323<br>[http://www.alvaradopubliclibrary.org/ Website]
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<br>Joe A Hall High School And Community Library<br>12 Bulldog Dr<br>Venus, TX 76084<br>Phone: (972) 366-8353<br>[http://www.venusisd.net/ Website]
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<br>Joshua School &amp; Public Library<br>907 S Broadway St<br>Joshua, TX 76058<br>Phone: (817) 202-2547<br>[http://joshuatx.booksys.net/ Website]
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<br>Grandview Public Library<br>112 S 3rd St<br>Grandview, TX 76050<br>Phone: (817) 866-3965
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<br>[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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<br>Cleburne Public Library<br>302 W Henderson St<br>Cleburne, TX 76033<br>Phone: (817) 645-0934<br>[http://catalog.cleburne.net/ Website]
 
  
<br>Alvarado Public Library<br>210 N Baugh St<br>Alvarado, TX 76009<br>Phone: (817) 783-7323<br>[http://www.alvaradopubliclibrary.org/ Website]
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Family History Center
  
<br>Joe A Hall High School And Community Library<br>12 Bulldog Dr<br>Venus, TX 76084<br>Phone: (972) 366-8353<br>[http://www.venusisd.net/ Website]
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303 S Nolan River Road
  
<br>Joshua School &amp; Public Library<br>907 S Broadway St<br>Joshua, TX 76058<br>Phone: (817) 202-2547<br>[http://joshuatx.booksys.net/ Website]
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Cleburne TX 76031
  
<br>Grandview Public Library<br>112 S 3rd St<br>Grandview, TX 76050<br>Phone: (817) 866-3965
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817 645-0566
  
<br>[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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Hours Tuesday and&nbsp;Thursday 9am-12pm, Wednesday 6pm-9pm
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/johnstoc.htm Johnson County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/johnson/johnstoc.htm Johnson County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://txjohnson.eppygen.org/ Johnson County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://txjohnson.eppygen.org/ Johnson County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  

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Johnson County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Johnson County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 13, 1854
County Seat Cleburne
Courthouse



Contents

County Courthouse

Johnson County Courthouse was constructed in 1913 by the architects Lang and Witchell.  It is constructed with brick and concrete.  The courthouse is located on the square in Cleburne, Texas

History

Parent County

1854--Johnson County was created 13 February 1854 from McLennan, Hill, Ellis, and Navarro Counties. County seat: Cleburne [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities & Towns: Alvarado | Cross Timbers | Bono | Venus | Lillian |Brair Oaks | Burleson |  Cleburne | Cross Timbers | Godley | Grandview | Joshua | Keene | Rio Vista

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190033,819
191034,4601.9%
192037,2868.2%
193033,317−10.6%
194030,384−8.8%
195031,3903.3%
196034,72010.6%
197045,76931.8%
198067,64947.8%
199097,16543.6%
2000126,81130.5%


Court

Land

Local Histories

  • A memorial and biographical history of Johnson and Hill counties, Texas : containing the early history of this important section of the great state of Texas together with glimpses of its future prospects...  Digitized book online at archive.org:  Volume 1
  • Johnson County Bios and History  ~  TXGenWeb
  • Johnson County Landmarks  ~  TXGenWeb
  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

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

Burleson Public Library
248 Sw Johnson Ave
Burleson, TX 76028
Phone: (817) 295-6131
Website


Cleburne Public Library
302 W Henderson St
Cleburne, TX 76033
Phone: (817) 645-0934
Website


Alvarado Public Library
210 N Baugh St
Alvarado, TX 76009
Phone: (817) 783-7323
Website


Joe A Hall High School And Community Library
12 Bulldog Dr
Venus, TX 76084
Phone: (972) 366-8353
Website


Joshua School & Public Library
907 S Broadway St
Joshua, TX 76058
Phone: (817) 202-2547
Website


Grandview Public Library
112 S 3rd St
Grandview, TX 76050
Phone: (817) 866-3965


Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies


Family History Center

303 S Nolan River Road

Cleburne TX 76031

817 645-0566

Hours Tuesday and Thursday 9am-12pm, Wednesday 6pm-9pm

Web Sites

References

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