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Contents

County Courthouse

Val Verde County Courthouse
P.O. Box 1267
Del Rio, TX 78841-1267

History

The first settlement was in 1808 by a Mexican Priest. The first Anglo-American settlement was established in 1868.

Parent County

1885--Val Verde County was created 20 February 1885 from Kinney, Crockett, and Pecos Counties. County seat: Del Rio [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Val Verde County 1910 Map from the Val Verde County TXGenWeb site.

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

Military

1890 U.S. Census of Veterans and Widows, Val Verde County Val Verde Co. TXGenWeb site

1920 Census for Army Camp Del Rio Val Verde Co TXGenWeb site

Val Verde Co TX Casualties of World War II Val Verde Co TXGenWeb site

Val Verde Co TX Vietnam War Casualites Val Verde Co TXGenWeb site

Newspapers

Del Rio News-Herald

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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

Val Verde County Historical Commission

Val Verde County Genealogy Society

    P.O. Box 442052

    Del Rio, TX 78842

Val Verde County Library

    300 Spring St

    Del Rio, TX 78840

    830-774-7595

Whitehead Memorial Museum

Web Sites

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


References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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