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Uvalde County, Texas
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Uvalde County, Texas Facts

Uvalde County

When was Uvalde County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 8, 1850 (organized on April 21, 1856 ) from Bexar County. This county was named for the Cañón de Ugalde, a nearby battlefield where Spanish General Juan de Ugalde was victorious in a skirmish with over 300 Apaches.

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

What counties are adjacent to Uvalde County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Real County (north), Bandera County (northeast), Medina County (east), Zavala County (south), Kinney County (west), Edwards County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Uvalde County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Sabinal, Uvalde.

Uvalde County, TX Vital Records

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

Uvalde County, TX Census Records

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

Uvalde Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Uvalde Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Uvalde 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.

Uvalde County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Uvalde County Courthouse

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

  • Uvalde County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 284, Uvalde 78802-0284
  • Uvalde 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: (830) 278-6614
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1856
    • Land Records: 1838
    • Probate Records: 1857
    • Court Records: 1857
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Uvalde County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Uvalde Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Uvalde Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Uvalde Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Uvalde Co. TX General and History Websites

Uvalde Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Uvalde Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Uvalde Co. TX Military Records

Uvalde Co. TX Schools & Directories

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