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Calhoun County, Texas
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Calhoun County, Texas Facts

When was Calhoun County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 4, 1846 from Jackson County and Victoria County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Calhoun County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Jackson CountyMatagorda CountyAransas CountyRefugio CountyVictoria County.

Calhoun County, TX Vital Records

Where can find Calhoun County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Calhoun 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 Calhoun County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Texas Birth and Death CertificateMarriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.

Calhoun County, TX Census Records

What Calhoun County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Calhoun County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Calhoun County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Calhoun County Courthouse

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

Calhoun County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Calhoun Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Calhoun Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Calhoun Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Calhoun Co. TX General and History Websites

Calhoun Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Calhoun Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Calhoun Co. TX Military Records