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Wilson County, Texas
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Wilson County, Texas Facts

When was Wilson County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 13, 1860 from Bexar County and Karnes County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Wilson County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Guadalupe CountyGonzales CountyKarnes CountyAtascosa CountyBexar County.

Wilson County, TX Vital Records

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

Wilson County, TX Census Records

What Wilson County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Wilson County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Wilson County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Wilson County Courthouse

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

Wilson County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Wilson Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Wilson Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Wilson Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Wilson Co. TX General and History Websites

Wilson Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Wilson Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Wilson Co. TX Military Records

Wilson Co. TX Schools & Directories