Atascosa County, Texas Genealogy
Guide to Atascosa County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Atascosa County Courthouse
5 Courthouse Circle Drive;
Jourdanton, TX 78026
County Clk has birth records from 1890, death
records from 1903, marriage, probate and land
records from 1856 and court records 1860; District
Clerk has divorce records
1856--Atascosa County was created 25 January 1856 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Jourdanton 
The county's name is derives from a Spanish term for "boggy."
See an interactive map of Atascosa County border changes.
Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
- Confederate Pension Applications - USGenWeb Archives Project
- Confederate Indigent Records - USGenWeb Archives Project
- Korean War Casualties - USGenWeb Archives Project
- Muster Roll of Capt. Levi English Co., Mounted Volunteers, 1855 - TXGenWeb
- World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel - TXGenWeb
- Wikipedia has a list of online newspaper archives for Texas.
- Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has San Antonio newspapers from the late 1800's that may include residents from Atascosa County.
- 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.
- Texas Birth Records - transcriptions - USGenWeb Archives Project
- Marriages - transcriptions - USGenWeb Archives Project
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Atascosa County, Texas. Page 658 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).