Johnson County, Texas

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'''Cities & Towns:''' {{FHL|Texas%2C+Johnson%2C+Alvarado|subject|disp=Alvarado}} | Cross Timbers | Bono | Venus | Lillian |Brair Oaks | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Johnson%2C+Burleson|subject|disp=Burleson}} |  {{FHL|Texas%2C+Johnson%2C+Cleburne|subject|disp=Cleburne}} | Cross Timbers | Godley | Grandview | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Johnson%2C+Joshua|subject|disp=Joshua}} | Keene | Rio Vista  
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'''Cities & Towns:''' {{FHL|Texas%2C+Johnson%2C+Alvarado|subject|disp=Alvarado}} | Cross Timbers | Bono | Venus | Lillian |Brair Oaks | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Johnson%2C+Burleson|subject|disp=Burleson}} |  {{FHL|Texas%2C+Johnson%2C+Cleburne|subject|disp=Cleburne}} | Cross Timbers | Godley | [http://users.htcomp.net/JCGS/1892history/texas.htm Grandview] | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Johnson%2C+Joshua|subject|disp=Joshua}} | Keene | Rio Vista
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====

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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).