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Atascosa County, Texas Facts

Atascosa County

When was Atascosa County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on January 25, 1856 from Bexar County. This county was named for the Spanish word for "boggy" .

What is the County Seat of Atascosa County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Jourdanton also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Atascosa County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Bexar County (north), Wilson County (northeast), Karnes County (east), Live Oak County (southeast), McMullen County (south), La Salle County (southwest), Frio County (west), Medina County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Atascosa County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Charlotte, Jourdanton, Lytle, Pleasanton, Poteet, Christine.

Atascosa County, TX Vital Records

Where can find Atascosa County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Atascosa County vital records can be found at the Texas Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records reported from 1903. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Texas for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Atascosa County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.

Atascosa County, TX Census Records

What Atascosa County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Atascosa County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Atascosa Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Atascosa Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Atascosa Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1860.

Another census resource is the Texas, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index from 1820-1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Texas Census Records Research Guide.

Atascosa County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Atascosa County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Atascosa County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Atascosa County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Corthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Atascosa County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 1 Courthouse Circle, Ste. 102, Jourdanton 78026
  • Atascosa County Clerk is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
    • Phone: (830) 767-2511
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1856
    • Land Records: 1856
    • Probate Records: 1873
    • Court Records: 1856
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Atascosa County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Atascosa County, TX?
A list of Atascosa County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Atascosa County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Atascosa County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Atascosa County.

Atascosa Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Atascosa Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Atascosa Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Atascosa Co. TX General and History Websites

Atascosa Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Atascosa Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Atascosa Co. TX Military Records

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