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Blanco County, Texas Facts

Blanco County

When was Blanco County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on Febuary 12, 1858 from Gillespie County, Burnet County, Comal County and Hays County. This county was named for the Blanco River (Blanco is Spanish for "white") .

What is the County Seat of Blanco County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Johnson City also, the county government website is www.co.blanco.tx.us.

What counties are adjacent to Blanco County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Burnet County (north), Travis County (northeast), Hays County (east), Comal County (southeast), Kendall County (southwest), Gillespie County (west), Llano County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Blanco County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Blanco, Round Mountain, Johnson City.


Blanco County, TX Vital Records

Where can find Blanco County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Blanco 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 Blanco 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.


Blanco County, TX Census Records

What Blanco County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Blanco 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.

Blanco Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Blanco Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Blanco 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.


Blanco County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Blanco County Courthouse

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

  • Blanco County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 65, Johnson City 78636
  • Blanco 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) 868-7357
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1876
    • Land Records: 1876
    • Probate Records: 1876 
    • Court Records: 1877
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Blanco County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Blanco Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Blanco Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Blanco Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Blanco Co. TX General and History Websites

Blanco Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Blanco Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Blanco Co. TX Military Records

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