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Kendall County, Texas Facts

Kendall County

When was Kendall County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on January 10, 1862 from Kerr County and Blanco County. This county was named for George Wilkins Kendall, an early journalist and sheep rancher who gained national fame as a war correspondent during the Mexican-American War .

What is the County Seat of Kendall County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Boerne also, the county government website is www.co.kendall.tx.us.

What counties are adjacent to Kendall County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Gillespie County (north), Blanco County (northeast), Comal County (southeast), Bexar County (south), Bandera County (southwest), Kerr County (west).

What cities and towns are in Kendall County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Boerne, Fair Oaks Ranch.


Kendall County, TX Vital Records

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


Kendall County, TX Census Records

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

Kendall Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Kendall Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Kendall Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890.

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.


Kendall County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Kendall County Courthouse

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

  • Kendall County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 201 E. San Antonio St., Ste. 127, Boerne 78006
  • Kendall 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) 249-9343 Ext. 230
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1867
    • Land Records: 1862
    • Probate Records: 1862
    • Court Records: 1862
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Kendall County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Kendall Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Kendall Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Kendall Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Kendall Co. TX General and History Websites

Kendall Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Kendall Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Kendall Co. TX Military Records

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