Val Verde County, Texas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Val Verde County Courthouse
P.O. Box 1267
Del Rio, TX 78841-1267

Val Verde County; PO Box 1267; Del Rio, TX 78841-1267; Ph. 830.774.7564 Details: (Co Clk has m, land, pro, mil & ct rec from 1885; Dis Clk has div rec)


The first settlement was in 1808 by a Mexican Priest. The first Anglo-American settlement was established in 1868.

Parent County

1885--Val Verde County was created 20 February 1885 from Kinney, Crockett, and Pecos Counties. County seat: Del Rio [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Del Rio | Juno | Langtry | Loma Alta| Pandale | Pumpville| Sharp

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories


Val Verde County 1910 Map from the Val Verde County TXGenWeb site.

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


1890 U.S. Census of Veterans and Widows, Val Verde County Val Verde Co. TXGenWeb site

1920 Census for Army Camp Del Rio Val Verde Co TXGenWeb site

Val Verde Co TX Casualties of World War II Val Verde Co TXGenWeb site

Val Verde Co TX Vietnam War Casualites Val Verde Co TXGenWeb site


Del Rio News-Herald



Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Val Verde County Historical Commission
P.O. Box 421806
Del Rio, TX 78842-1806

Val Verde County Library
300 Spring St
Del Rio, TX 78840

Whitehead Memorial Museum

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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