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Kenedy County, Texas
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Kenedy County, Texas Facts

When was Kenedy County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on April 2, 1921 from Hidalgo County and Willacy County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Kenedy County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Kleberg CountyWillacy CountyHidalgo CountyBrooks County.

Kenedy County, TX Vital Records

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

Kenedy County, TX Census Records

What Kenedy County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Kenedy County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 19301940.

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.

Kenedy County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Kenedy County Courthouse

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

Kenedy County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Kenedy Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Kenedy Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Kenedy Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Kenedy Co. TX General and History Websites

Kenedy Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Kenedy Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Kenedy Co. TX Military Records