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San Augustine County, Texas
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San Augustine County, Texas Facts

SanAugustine County

When was San Augustine County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 17, 1836 as one of the original 23 counties (originally created on March 6, 1834 from Nacogdoches County, established as a municipality by Mexico). This county was named for presumably Augustine of Hippo (354–430) .

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

What counties are adjacent to San Augustine County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Shelby County (north), Sabine County (east), Jasper County (south), Angelina County (southwest), Nacogdoches County (west).

What cities and towns are in San Augustine County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Broaddus, San Augustine.

San Augustine County, TX Vital Records

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

San Augustine County, TX Census Records

What San Augustine County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for San Augustine County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

San Augustine Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. San Augustine Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. San Augustine Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 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.

San Augustine County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

San Augustine County Courthouse

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

  • San Augustine County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 223 North Harrison, San Augustine 75972
  • San Augustine 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: (936) 275-2452
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1837
    • Land Records: 1833
    • Probate Records: 1837
    • Court Records: 1837
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

San Augustine County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

San Augustine Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

San Augustine Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

San Augustine Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

San Augustine Co. TX General and History Websites

San Augustine Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

San Augustine Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

San Augustine Co. TX Military Records

San Augustine Co. TX Schools & Directories

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