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Williamson County, Texas
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Williamson County, Texas Facts

Williamson County

When was Williamson County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on March 13, 1848 from Milam County. This county was named for Robert McAlpin Williamson, a leader and veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto .

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

What counties are adjacent to Williamson County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Bell County (north), Milam County (northeast), Lee County (east), Bastrop County (southeast), Travis County (south), Burnet County (west).

What cities and towns are in Williamson County, TX?
Cities and towns located in the County include Austin, Bartlett, Cedar Park, Florence, Georgetown, Granger, Hutto, Jarrell, Leander, Liberty Hill, Round Rock, Taylor, Thorndale, Thrall, Weir.

Williamson County, TX Vital Records

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

Williamson County, TX Census Records

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

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

Williamson County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Williamson County Courthouse

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

  • Williamson County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 18, Georgetown 78627
  • Williamson 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: (512) 943-1515
    • Birth & Death Records: 1873 for Birth; 1903 for death
    • Marriage Records: 1848
    • Land Records: 1848
    • Probate Records: 1848
    • Court Records: 1848
  • Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • Texas Land Title Abstracts
  • BLM Land Records

Williamson County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Williamson Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Williamson Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Williamson Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Williamson Co. TX General and History Websites

Williamson Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Williamson Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Williamson Co. TX Military Records

Williamson Co. TX Schools & Directories

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