Karnes County, Texas Genealogy

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Karnes County was created and organized 4 Febrary 1854 from Bexar, DeWitt, Goliad, and San Patricio counties. Courthouse and most records of the county clerk were destroyed by fire in July 1865. County seat: Helena (1854-1894); Karnes City (1894-present).
  
 
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Revision as of 19:42, 15 September 2008

United States  > Texas > Karnes County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

Karnes County was created and organized 4 Febrary 1854 from Bexar, DeWitt, Goliad, and San Patricio counties. Courthouse and most records of the county clerk were destroyed by fire in July 1865. County seat: Helena (1854-1894); Karnes City (1894-present).

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • Family History Library Catalog for this county.

References