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McCulloch County, Texas Facts

McCulloch County

When was McCulloch County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on August 27, 1856 (organized on Febuary 18, 1876 ) from Bexar Land District. This county was named for Benjamin McCulloch (1811–1862), veteran of San Jacinto, Texas Ranger, and Confederate general .

What is the County Seat of McCulloch County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Brady also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to McCulloch County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Coleman County (north), Brown County (northeast), San Saba County (east), Mason County (south), Menard County (southwest), Concho County (west) .

What cities and towns are in McCulloch County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Brady, Melvin.

McCulloch County, TX Vital Records

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

McCulloch County, TX Census Records

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

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

McCulloch County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

McCulloch County Courthouse

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

  • McCulloch County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 101 N. High St., Brady 76825
  • McCulloch 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: (325) 597-0733 Ext. 103
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1876
    • Land Records: 1876
    • Probate Records: 1876 
    • Court Records: 1876
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

McCulloch County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

McCulloch Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

McCulloch Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

McCulloch Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

McCulloch Co. TX General and History Websites

McCulloch Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

McCulloch Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

McCulloch Co. TX Military Records

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