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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Blanco_County,_Texas|Blanco]]
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*[[Caldwell_County,_Texas|Caldwell]]
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*[[Comal_County,_Texas|Comal]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 00:32, 7 December 2008

United StatesTexasCounties H > Hays County

County Courthouse

History

The first Anglo-American arrived around 1835, the first church was organized in 1847 and the first school was organized in 1849. A Spanish settlement was in the area from 1808 to 1812. Mexican land grants date as early as 1831.

Parent County

1848--Hays County was created 1 March 1848 from Travis County. County seat: San Marcos [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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