Waller County, Texas

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Waller County Courthouse<br> 836 Austin St #217;<br> Hempstead, TX 77445-4667<br> Phone: 979.826.7711&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,<br> marriage, probate, court and land records from 1873 <br>
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There have been 4 courthouses in Waller County. The first courthouse was in a rented frame building. In 1877, the first brick courthouse was built, and was in use until it burned in 1892. In 1894, a new courthouse was built.&nbsp; The 1894 courthouse served the county until it was demolished in 1954 after the current courthouse opened.  
 
There have been 4 courthouses in Waller County. The first courthouse was in a rented frame building. In 1877, the first brick courthouse was built, and was in use until it burned in 1892. In 1894, a new courthouse was built.&nbsp; The 1894 courthouse served the county until it was demolished in 1954 after the current courthouse opened.  
  
 
Waller County Courthouse <br>836 Austin St. <br>Hempstead, Texas 77445 <br>Phone 1-800-901-4412. <br>[http://www.co.waller.tx.us/ Waller County Government Website]<br>
 
Waller County Courthouse <br>836 Austin St. <br>Hempstead, Texas 77445 <br>Phone 1-800-901-4412. <br>[http://www.co.waller.tx.us/ Waller County Government Website]<br>
 
Waller County; 836 Austin St #217; Hempstead, TX 77445-4667; Ph. 979.826.7711 Details: (Co Clk has b &amp; d rec from 1903, m, pro, ct &amp; land rec from 1873)
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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Contents

County Courthouse

Waller County Courthouse
836 Austin St #217;
Hempstead, TX 77445-4667
Phone: 979.826.7711 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate, court and land records from 1873


There have been 4 courthouses in Waller County. The first courthouse was in a rented frame building. In 1877, the first brick courthouse was built, and was in use until it burned in 1892. In 1894, a new courthouse was built.  The 1894 courthouse served the county until it was demolished in 1954 after the current courthouse opened.

Waller County Courthouse
836 Austin St.
Hempstead, Texas 77445
Phone 1-800-901-4412.
Waller County Government Website

History

The area was part of Stephen F. Austin's first colony, with the first settlement occurring around 1821.

Parent County

1873--Waller County was created 28 April 1873 from Austin and Grimes Counties.  County seat: Hempstead [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Brookshire | Fields Store | Hempstead | Katy (part in Fort Bend County, part in Harris County) | Monaville | Pattison | Pine Island | Prairie View | Waller

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

The Waller Times Newspaper

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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