Texas Census Records
Texas Census Notes
Federal Texas census records are available to the public for census years: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 & 1930. See 1790-1940 US Census Records at Ancestry.
Confusing 1850 census data for Navarro County, Texas: If you are conducting research in Ellis, Tarrant, Navarro, Hill and Johnson Counties 1850 census records, Read this.
1890 Federal Texas Census Schedules were destroyed by
a 1921 warehouse fire with the exception of very small fragments of Ellis
County, Hood County, Rusk County and Kaufman County. See A Fire Destroyed The 1890 Census
& 1890 Federal Census Fragments at Ancestry.
1890 Texas Veteran and Widows Census Schedules survived the fire
and are often used as a census substitute. See
1890 Veterans Schedules at Ancestry. Greer County, Texas became Greer County, Oklahoma.
There were boundary disputes and the boundary lines kept changing. Special
boundary research is required for this area. See
1890 Texas Veteran and Widows Census Schedules survived the fire and are often used as a census substitute. See 1890 Veterans Schedules at Ancestry.
Greer County, Texas became Greer County, Oklahoma. There were boundary disputes and the boundary lines kept changing. Special boundary research is required for this area. SeeGreer County History.
Texas State Census Records: The state of Texas did not take any state censuses. There were censuses taken under the Spanish and Mexican governments. Some of these may be found in "1829-1836 First Census of Texas". Also See 1782-1835 Early Texas Census Records.
Texas County Tax Lists may prove helpful in locating ancestors in early Texas. Many of the early tax record indexes are included in the Texas census 1820-1890 at Ancestry.
Interesting 1850 Texas Census Data: 1850 Texas Census: Who Were the People and Where did They Live?
& Genealogy Software
On CD ROM
Texas Census Records &
Texas Vital Records
Bureau of Vital Statistics P. O. Box 12040 Austin, TX 78711-2040 Phone: (512) 458-7111
Bureau of Vital Statistics
P. O. Box 12040
Austin, TX 78711-2040
Phone: (512) 458-7111
They have birth and death records on file from 1903 to present.
Marriage records are available from the county clerks offices of each individual county.
** Also See
TX Vital Record Databases
**Learn More About Vital Records in Texas
TX Vital Record Databases
Newspapers & Obituaries
Related Genealogy Links
Texas History Books Online
US Census Records
FREE Genealogy Tools
Texas Statewide Census Records Online
Other TX Statewide Genealogy Records Used as Census Substitutes
TX Census Records Online by County
Anderson County Census Records (formed 1846 from Houston)
Andrews County Census Records (formed 1875 from Bexar)
Angelina County (formed 1846 from Nacogdoches)
Aransas County Census Records (formed 1871 from Refugio)
Archer County Census Records (formed 1858 from Fannin)
Armstrong County Census Records (formed 1876 from Bexar)
Atascosa County Census Records (formed 1856 from Bexar)
Austin County Census Records (formed 1837 from Old Mexican Municipality)
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