Fayette County, Texas Records
Fayette County, Texas (Map It) was created on December 14, 1837 from Colorado County and Bastrop County. This county was named for Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette (1757–1834), the French-born general and hero of the American Revolutionary War.
Fayette County is bordered by Lee County (north), Washington County (northeast), Austin County (east), Colorado County (southeast), Lavaca County (south), Gonzales County (southwest), Calwell County (west), Bastrop County (northwest).
Fayette County Cities and Towns include Carmine, Fayetteville, Flatonia, La Grange, Muldoon, Round Top, Schulenburg..
A Map of Fayette County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Fayette County, Texas Courthouse Records
Fayette 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 Fayette 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.
- Fayette County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1838, Land Records from 1838, Probate Records from 1838 and Court Records from 1838. 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.
- Fayette County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Fayette 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
Fayette 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
Fayette County, Texas Resources
Fayette County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Fayette County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Historic Navidad Baptist Cemetery
- Fayette Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Fayette County, her history and her people
- An early history of Fayette County
- Fayette Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Fayette County History
- Fayette County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Fayette Co. TXGenweb
- Fayette County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Fayette County, Texas Military Records