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Lampasas County, Texas Facts

Lampasas County

When was Lampasas County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 1, 1856 from Bell County and Travis County. This county was named for the Lampasas River (Lampasas is Spanish for "lilies") .

What is the County Seat of Lampasas County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Lampasas also, the county government website is www.co.lampasas.tx.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Lampasas County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Hamilton County (north), Coryell County (northeast), Bell County (southeast), Burnet County (south), San Saba County (west), Mills County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Lampasas County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Copperas Cove, Kempner, Lampasas, Lometa.


Lampasas County, TX Vital Records

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


Lampasas County, TX Census Records

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

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


Lampasas County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Lampasas County Courthouse

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

  • Lampasas County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 347, Lampasas 76550
  • Lampasas 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: (512) 556-8271 Ext. 37
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1873
    • Land Records: 1872
    • Probate Records: 1876 
    • Court Records: 1873
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Lampasas County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Lampasas Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Lampasas Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Lampasas Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Lampasas Co. TX General and History Websites

Lampasas Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Lampasas Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Lampasas Co. TX Military Records

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