Waller County, Texas

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*[http://www.wlrctyhistsoc.org/ Waller County Historical Society]<br>PO Box 438 <br> Waller, TX 77484-0438  
 
*[http://www.wlrctyhistsoc.org/ Waller County Historical Society]<br>PO Box 438 <br> Waller, TX 77484-0438  
 
*[http://www.wlrctyhistsoc.org/ Waller County Historical Commission]<br>  
 
*[http://www.wlrctyhistsoc.org/ Waller County Historical Commission]<br>  
*Waller County Historical Museum<br>906 Cooper PO Box 1548 <br>Brookshire, TX 77423<br>(281) 934-2826<br>Wednesday &amp; Friday - 10.00 AM to 4:00 PM<br>Saturday - 11:00AM - 2:00PM<br>
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*Waller County Historical Museum<br>906 Cooper PO Box 1548 <br>Brookshire, TX 77423<br>(281) 934-2826<br>Wednesday &amp; Friday - 10.00 AM to 4:00 PM<br>Saturday - 11:00AM - 2:00PM
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*Chaparral Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 606<br>Tomball, TX 77377-0606
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

There have been 4 courthouses in Waller County. The first 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 and was in use until it was demolished in 1954 when the new courthouse was built.

The courthouse address is 836 Austin St. Hempstead, Texas 77445. The phone number is 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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

The Waller Times Newspaper

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb 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).