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Comal County, Texas Facts

Comal County

When was Comal County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 24, 1846 from Bexar County, Travis County and Gonzales County. This county was named for the Comal River.

What is the County Seat of Comal County, TX?
The County Seat is located in New Braunfels also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Comal County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Blanco County (north), Hays County (northeast), Guadalupe County (southeast), Bexar County (southwest), Kendall County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Comal County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bulverde, Fair Oaks Ranch, Garden Ridge, New Braunfels, Schertz.

Comal County, TX Vital Records

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

Comal County, TX Census Records

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

Comal Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Comal Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Comal 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.

Comal County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Comal County Courthouse

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

  • Comal County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 150 N. Seguin Ave, Ste. 101, New Braunfels 78130
  • Comal 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) 221-1235
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1846
    • Land Records: 1847
    • Probate Records: 1846 
    • Court Records: 1846
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Comal County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Comal Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Comal Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Comal Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Comal Co. TX General and History Websites

Comal Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Comal Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Comal Co. TX Military Records

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