Kerr County, Texas
Genealogy, History & Facts
Kerr County, Texas Facts
When was Kerr County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on January 26, 1856 from Bexar County.
Kerr County, TX Vital Records
Where can find Kerr County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Kerr 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 Kerr 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.
- Texas, Kerr County Birth Records 1900 – 1926
- Texas, Kerr County Death Records 1900 – 1964
- Texas, Kerr County Marriage Records 1900 – 2010
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- Texas Birth Records 1927-2010
- Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935
- Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
- Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 to 2008
- Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973
- Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 to 2008
- Texas Death Records 1964-2010
- Texas, Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973
- Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976
- Texas, Deaths, 1977-1986
Kerr County, TX Census Records
What Kerr County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Kerr County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Kerr Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Kerr Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Kerr Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 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.
Kerr County, TX Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Kerr County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Kerr County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Kerr County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 700 Main St., Suite 122, Kerrville 78028
- Kerr County Clerk
- Phone: (830) 792-2255
- Birth & Death Records: 1903
- Marriage Records: 1856
- Land Records: 1840
- Probate Records: 1856
- Court Records: 1856
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Texas Land Title Abstracts
- BLM Land Records
Kerr County, TX Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Kerr County, TX?
A list of Kerr County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Kerrville Genealogical Society, 505 Water St., Kerrville, TX 78028
- Kerr County Historical Commission, 700 Main Street, Suite 122, Kerrville, Texas, 78028; 830-896-5320
- Kerr Co. Records Available on Microfilm (tsl.state.tx.us)
- Texas State Library and Archives Commission, P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711-2927
- Texas Genealogical Society, 2505 Beluche Drive, Galveston 77551
Where can I connect with other Kerr County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Texas Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- Texas State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Kerr County, Texas Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Kerr County, Texas Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Kerr County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Kerr County.