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Gillespie County, Texas
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Gillespie County, Texas Facts

When was Gillespie County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 23, 1848 from Bexar County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Gillespie County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Mason CountyLlano CountyBlanco CountyKendall CountyKerr CountyKimble County .

Gillespie County, TX Vital Records

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

Gillespie County, TX Census Records

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

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

Gillespie County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Gillespie County Courthouse

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

Gillespie County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Gillespie Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Gillespie Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Gillespie Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Gillespie Co. TX General and History Websites

Gillespie Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Gillespie Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Gillespie Co. TX Military Records