Bexar County, Texas Records
Bexar County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 17, 1836 as one of the original 23 counties. This county was named for San Antonio de Béxar, the major presidio in Mexican Texas, named in turn for the San Antonio River and theSpanish viceroy's family, who were Dukes of Béjar in Spain.
Bexar County is bordered by Kendall County (north), Comal County (north), Guadalupe County (northeast), Wilson County (southeast), Atascosa County (south), Medina County (west), Bandera County (northwest).
Bexar County Cities and Towns include Alamo Heights, Balcones Heights, Castle Hills, Cibolo, China Grove, Converse, Cross Mountain, Elmendorf, Fair Oaks Ranch, Grey Forest, Helotes, Hill Country Village, Hollywood Park, Kirby, Leon Springs, Leon Valley, Live Oak, Lytle, Olmos Park, San Antonio, Schertz, Scenic Oaks, Selma, Shavano Park, Somerset, St. Hedwig, Terrell Hills, Timberwood Park, Universal City, Von Ormy, Windcrest..
A Map of Bexar County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Bexar County, Texas Courthouse Records
Bexar County, TX Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicate what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Bexar county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Bexar County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1837, Land Records from 1837, Probate Records from 1837 and Court Records from 1837. The County Clerk's office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
- Bexar County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Bexar County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- State Population Schedules: Republic of Texas Poll Lists for 1846
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Bexar County, Texas Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from 1903 to present.
- Marriage Records: available from the County Clerk
- Divorce Records: available from the Clerk of District Court
- Locations: Texas Department of State Health Services
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth and Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 W. 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756; (888) 963-7111 or (512) 458-7111
Bexar County, Texas Resources
- Los Bexarenos Genealogical And Historical Society
- San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society
- DAR Museum Library, 300 Alamo Plaza, P.O. Box 1401, San Antonio, TX 78295-1401
- Institute of Texan Cultures
- San Antonio Central Library
- Bexar County Czech Heritage Society
- Randolph Area Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 2134, Universal City 78148-1134
- Bexar Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Bexar County, Texas Message Boards
Bexar County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- San Antonio Express (San Antonio, Texas)
- San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Texas)
- Express-News (San Antonio, Texas)
- Amarillo Daily News (Amarillo, Texas)
- San Antonio Daily Express (San Antonio, Texas)
- San Antonio Evening News (San Antonio, Texas)
- Daily Express (San Antonio, Texas)
- San Antonio Gazette (San Antonio, Texas)
- Evening Light (San Antonio, Texas)
- Bexar County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Texas, Bexar County, San Antonio Cemetery Records, 1893-2007
- Bexar Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- With the makers of San Antonio : genealogies of the early Latin, Anglo-American, and German families with occasional biographie
- History and legends of the Alamo and other missions in and around San Antonio
- History of San Antonio and of the early days in Texas
- Notes on the storming of Bexar in the close of 1835
- Bexar Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Bexar County History
- Bexar County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Bexar Co. TXGenweb
- Bexar County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Camp Travis, Texas World War I Records
- Bexar County, Texas Military Records
- San Antonio, Texas City Directories, 1891-94