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Burleson County, Texas
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Burleson County, Texas Facts

Burleson County

When was Burleson County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on January 15, 1842 from Milam County and Washington County. This county was named for Edward Burleson (1798–1851), a general of the Texas Revolution and Vice President of the Republic of Texas .

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

What counties are adjacent to Burleson County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Robertson County (north), Brazos County (northeast), Washington County (southeast), Lee County (southwest), Milam County (northwest) .

What cities and towns are in Burleson County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Caldwell, Snook, Somerville.

Burleson County, TX Vital Records

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

Burleson County, TX Census Records

What Burleson County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Burleson County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Burleson Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Burleson Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Burleson Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 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.

Burleson County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Burleson County Courthouse

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

  • Burleson County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 100 West Buck Street, Suite 203, Caldwell 77836
  • Burleson 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: (979) 567-2329
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1846
    • Land Records: 1841
    • Probate Records: 1848 
    • Court Records: 1880
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Burleson County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Burleson Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Burleson Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Burleson Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Burleson Co. TX General and History Websites

Burleson Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Burleson Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Burleson Co. TX Military Records

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