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County Courthouse

McLennan County Courthouse
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501 Washington Avenue
Waco, Texas 76701
Phone: 254.757.5078

County Clerk has birth and death
records from 1929, marriage,
probate, court and land records
from 1850; District Clerk has
divorce records[1]


History

The area was originally part of the Robertson Colony but was occupied exclusively by Waco Indians in the 1802's and 1830's. A trading post was set up near the present site of Waco in 1842.

Parent County

1850--McLennan County was created 22 January 1850 from Milam, Limestone, and Navarro Counties. County seat: Waco [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns: 


Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Individual Cemeteries:

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries


Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McLennan County, Texas. Page 670 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).

 

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