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Guadalupe County, Texas Facts

Guadalupe County

When was Guadalupe County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 30, 1846 from Gonzales County and Bexar County. This county was named for the Guadalupe River, named in turn for the Mexican spiritual icon Our Lady of Guadalupe.

What is the County Seat of Guadalupe County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Seguin also, the county government website is www.co.guadalupe.tx.us.

What counties are adjacent to Guadalupe County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Hays County (north), Caldwell County (northeast), Gonzales County (southeast), Wilson County (south), Bexar County (southwest), Comal County (northwest) .

What cities and towns are in Guadalupe County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Cibolo, Geronimo, Kingsbury, Marion, McQueeney, New Berlin, New Braunfels, Northcliff, Redwood, Santa Clara, Schertz, Seguin, Staples, Zuehl.


Guadalupe County, TX Vital Records

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


Guadalupe County, TX Census Records

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

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


Guadalupe County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Guadalupe County Courthouse

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

  • Guadalupe County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 211 West Court Street, Seguin 78155
  • Guadalupe 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) 303-4188 Ext. 235
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1846
    • Land Records: 1846
    • Probate Records: 1846
    • Court Records: 1846
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Guadalupe County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Guadalupe Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Guadalupe Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Guadalupe Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Guadalupe Co. TX General and History Websites

Guadalupe Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Guadalupe Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Guadalupe Co. TX Military Records

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