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Live Oak County, Texas Facts

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When was Live Oak County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on Feburary 2, 1856 from San Patrico County and Nueces County. This county was named for lhe Texas live oak tree under which the petition for a new county was signed .

What is the County Seat of Live Oak County, TX?
The County Seat is located in George West also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Live Oak County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Karnes County (northeast), Bee County (east), San Patricio County (southeast), Jim Wells County (south), Duval County (southwest), McMullen County (west), Atascosa County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Live Oak County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include George West, Three Rivers.

Live Oak County, TX Vital Records

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

Live Oak County, TX Census Records

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

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

Live Oak County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Live Oak County Courthouse

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

  • Live Oak County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 280, George West 78022
  • Live Oak 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: (361) 449-2733 Ext. 129
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1857
    • Land Records: 1835
    • Probate Records: 1860 
    • Court Records: 1876
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Live Oak County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Live Oak Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Live Oak Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Live Oak Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Live Oak Co. TX General and History Websites

Live Oak Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Live Oak Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Live Oak Co. TX Military Records

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