Lampasas County, Texas
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Lampasas County

Lampasas 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") .

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

Areas bordering to Lampasas County are Hamilton County (north), Coryell County (northeast), Bell County (southeast), Burnet County (south), San Saba County (west), Mills County (northwest).

Cities and towns located in Lampasas County include Copperas Cove, Kempner, Lampasas, Lometa.

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 consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found 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.

One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.

Lampasas County Societies and Family History Resources

A list of Lampasas County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Lampasas County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers typically overlook the great importance of Lampasas County court, probate, and land documents as a source of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Texas courthouses and archives everywhere are the aspirations and worries of many Texas citizens.

The chances are excellent that your particular forefathers have left a detailed record of at least a number of elements of their lives in the Lampasas County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other methods that could have lead to her or him to appear in court records.

The following facts denotes exactly what death, marriage, birth, land, probate, and legal records will be in Lampasas County. The dates pointed out listed below tend to be the first recognized records with this county.

I highly recommend you get in touch with the clerk's office to validate hours, mailing address, fees and other facts prior to visiting or asking for information because of sometimes changing contact info. The Department Offices DO NOT DO RESEARCH. The data files are accessible to interested parties, barring confidential issues. A good number of workers will aid persons in obtaining the resources, however it's up to the man or women to do the research.
  • 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
  • Lampasas County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Lampasas County Links

The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources relating to Lampasas County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a payment. This is basically a collection that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to present your own most liked Lampasas County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Lampasas Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Lampasas Co. TX Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Lampasas Co. TX Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Lampasas Co. TX Census Records

Lampasas Co. TX Cemeteries & Graveyards

Lampasas Co. TX Church & Bible 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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