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Guide to McMullen County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Courthouse

McMullen County Courthouse
PO Box 235
Tilden, Texas 78072
Phone: 512.274.3215

County Clerk has birth and death
records from 1903, marriage, probate
and land records from 1850[1]


Parent County

1858--McMullen County was created 1 February 1858 from Atascosa, Bexar, and Live Oak Counties, but was not organized until 1877.  County seat: Originally Dog Town, name changed to Tilden [2] [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Records from the first, short-lived organization have not survived.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Calliham | Tilden

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories

Local histories are available for McMullen County, Texas Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.

  • McMullen County History, 1981, by the McMullen County History Book Committee.
  • McMullen County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.


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Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Certified birth and death certificates or birth and death verifications can be ordered online or by mail at the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health. Copies can also be obtained from the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred and are often less expensive. You can also order them online through a third party company.

Marriages records can be obtained from the county the marriage occurred. Only marriage verifications can be obtained from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health.

See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McMullen 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).
  3. Handbook of Texas Online: McMullen County


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