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Val Verde County, Texas Facts

ValVerde County

When was Val Verde County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 20, 1885 from Kinney County, Pecos County and Crockett County. This county was named for the Civil War Battle of Val Verde (Val Verde is Spanish for "green valley") .

What is the County Seat of Val Verde County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Del Rio also, the county government website is www.valverdecounty.org/.

What counties are adjacent to Val Verde County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Crockett County (north), Sutton County (northeast), Edwards County (east), Kinney County (east), Terrell County (west), State of Coahuila, Mexico (south).

What cities and towns are in Val Verde County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Del Rio.


Val Verde County, TX Vital Records

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


Val Verde County, TX Census Records

What Val Verde County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Val Verde County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Val Verde 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.


Val Verde County, TX Courthouse and Government Records


Val Verde County Courthouse

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

  • Val Verde County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 1267, Del Rio 78841-1267
  • Val Verde 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) 774-7564
    • Birth & Death Records: 1903
    • Marriage Records: 1885
    • Land Records: 1885
    • Probate Records: 1885
    • Court Records: 1885
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Val Verde County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

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Val Verde Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Val Verde Co. TX General and History Websites

Val Verde Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Val Verde Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Val Verde Co. TX Military Records

Val Verde Co. TX Schools & Directories

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