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McMullen County, Texas
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McMullen County, Texas Facts

McMullen County

When was McMullen County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 11, 1858 (organized on 1877 ) from Nueces County, Atascosa County and Live Oak County. This county was named for John McMullen (1832–1883), an Irish-born empresario in Texas .

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

What counties are adjacent to McMullen County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Atascosa County (north), Live Oak County (east), Duval County (south), Webb County (southwest), La Salle County (west), Frio County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in McMullen County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Calliham, Tilden.

McMullen County, TX Vital Records

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

McMullen County, TX Census Records

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

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

McMullen County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

McMullen County Courthouse

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

  • McMullen County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 235, Tilden 78072
  • McMullen 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) 274-3215
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1877
    • Land Records: 1835
    • Probate Records: 1877 
    • Court Records: 1879
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

McMullen County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

McMullen Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

McMullen Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

McMullen Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

McMullen Co. TX General and History Websites

McMullen Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

McMullen Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

McMullen Co. TX Military Records

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