Del Rio Texas Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


The Del Rio TX Family History Center staff is anxious to help you discover your own family history.  We don't know all the answers, but we will definitely do our level best to help you find yours.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 1315 Kings Way Del Rio TX 78840 United States
  • If entrance is locked during open hours, just ring the doorbell at the small door to the right.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-830-775-4511

E-mail:

  • TX_DelRio@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Wednesdays:7:00pm-8:30pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays:


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

 

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 3 computers with wireless internet access
  • 2 printers
  • 1 microfilm reader (read-only, no printing capability)
  • Bring your own laptops or tablets to hook up to the LDS WiFi

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties


Resources in the Local Area

Val Verde County Clerk -- Generosa Garcia-Ramon
400 Pecan Street, Del Rio TX 78840
830-774-7564 or gramon@valverdecounty.org
8:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:30pm Monday-Friday
http://www.valverdecounty.org

City of Del Rio Secretary -- Susan Corp
109 West Broadway, Del Rio TX 78840
830-774-8715 or scorp@cityofdelrio.com
8:00am - 5:00pm Monday-Friday
http://www.cityofdelrio.com/index.aspx?NID=407

Val Verde County Library -- Christopher Kuechmann
300 Spring Street, Del Rio TX 78840
830-774-7595 or ckuechmann@valverdecounty.org
10:00am - 7:00pm Monday-Thursday
10:00am - 6:00pm Friday
1:00pm - 5:00pm Saturday-Sunday
http://www.youseemore.com/vvcl

Whitehead Memorial Museum -- Michael Diaz
1308 South Main Street, Del Rio TX 78840
830-774-7568 or michael.diaz@whiteheadmuseum.org
9:00am - 4:30pm Tuesday-Saturday
1:00pm - 5:00pm Sunday
http://www.whiteheadmuseum.org

Val Verde County Historical Commission -- Douglas Braudaway
PO Box 421806 Del Rio TX 78842-1806
chair@vvchc.net
http://www.vvchc.net


Links

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

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Volunteer at the Center