Hays County, Texas Genealogy

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Hays County was created and organized 1 March 1848 from Travis County. County seat: San Marcos. A Spanish settlement was in the area from 1808 to 1812. Mexican land grants date as early as 1831. The first Anglo-American arrived around 1835, the first church was organized in 1847 and the first school was organized in 1849. www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp

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