Real County, Texas

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*''Wagons Ho, A History of Real County,'' 1995, by Marjorie Kellner. A history of Real County. Available from the [http://www.realcountyhistoricalmuseum.com/online_store.htm Real County Historical Museum]
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*''Tragedy at the McLaurin Ranch'', by Margaret McLaurin Henderson. Available from the [http://www.realcountyhistoricalmuseum.com/online_store.htm Real County Historical Museum]
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*''Old Timers by Florence Fenley Book.'' Available from the [http://www.realcountyhistoricalmuseum.com/online_store.htm Real County Historical Museum]
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*''Breaks of the Balcones, ''1967, by Allan A. Stovall.
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*''Nueces Headwater Country,'' 1959, by Allan A. Stovall.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txreal/info/realbibl.html Real County Bibliography] Books written about Real County from the Real County TXGenWeb site.<br>
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcr04 Real County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.  
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcr04 Real County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreal/info/realbibl.htm Real County Bibliography]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
 
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  

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

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Founded April 3, 1913
County Seat Leakey
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Contents

County Courthouse

Real County Courthouse
PO Box 656
Leakey, TX 78873-0656
Phone: 830.232.6888 

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, divorce,
probate and land records from 1913[1]



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Real County has been home to two courthouses.  A temporary courthouse was erected on the town square in 1913 after Real County was organized.  In 1917 construction began on the current Real County Courthouse.  The Ransom Courthouse Annex was opened in 1978, housing some of the county's government functions. [2]

Real County Courthouse
County Clerk - Bella A. Rubio
P. O. Box 750
Leakey, TX 78873
830-232-5202
Fax: 830-232-6888 [1]

Real County Government Website 

History

Comanche, Apache and Lipan-Apache settlements preceded the establishment of the Spanish Mission of San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz in 1762. Anglo-American settlement began in 1857.

Real County is named for Julius Real (1860-1944), a former member of the Texas State Senate.

Parent County

1913--Real County was created 3 April 1913 from Bandera, Kerr, and Edwards Counties. County seat: Leakey [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Camp Wood | Leakey | Rio Frio

Neighboring Countes

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstract Indicies ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Real County Public Library
225 Main St
Leakey, TX 78873
Phone: (830) 232-5199
Website


Camp Wood Public Library
106 Nueces St
Camp Wood, TX 78833
Phone: (830) 597-3208


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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Real County, Texas. Page 672 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. HistoricTexas.net: Real County http://www3.historictexas.net/real-county-texas
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).