Lavaca County, Texas

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.co.lavaca.tx.us/ips/cms Lavaca County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 326<br> Hallettsville, TX 77964<br> Phone: 361.798.3612 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage and probate records from 1847, land records<br>from 1846, military records from 1918, court and <br>naturalization records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lavaca County, Texas. Page 668 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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Founded April 6, 1846
County Seat Hallettsville
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County Courthouse

Lavaca County Courthouse
PO Box 326
Hallettsville, TX 77964
Phone: 361.798.3612

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage and probate records from 1847, land records
from 1846, military records from 1918, court and
naturalization records[1]

History

Parent County

1846--Lavaca County was created 6 April 1846 from Colorado, Gonzales, Fayette, Jackson, and Victoria Counties. County seat: Hallettsville [2]

Lavaca County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns:  Hallettsville | Moulton | Shiner | Sweet Home | Yoakum

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

Original Land Owners of Texas  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Friench Simpson Memorial Library
705 E 4th St
Hallettsville, TX 77964
Phone: (361) 798-3243
Website


Shiner Public Library
115 E Wolters 2nd St
Shiner, TX 77984
Phone: (361) 594-3044


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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lavaca County, Texas. Page 668 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).