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''[[United States|[[Image:Aransas Landscape.jpg|right|200x200px|Aransas Landscape.jpg]]United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties A|Counties A]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Aransas County'' <br>{{Infobox U.S. County
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties A|Counties A]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Aransas County'' <br>  
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Guide to '''Aransas County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| founded date = September 18
 
| founded date = September 18
 
| seat wl = Rockport
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
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[http://www.aransascountytx.gov/main/ Aransas County Courthouse]<br>301 N Liveoak Street<br>Rockport, TX 78382-2744<br>Phone: 361.790.0122&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records, <br>marriage, probate, court and&nbsp;land records from 1871<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Aransas County, Texas. Page 658 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
== History ==
 
 
 
Aransas County Courthouse<br> 301 N Liveoak Street<br>&nbsp;Rockport, TX 78382-2744<br> Phone: 361.790.0122&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records, <br>marriage, probate, court and&nbsp;land records from 1871)  
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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'''1871--'''Aransas County was created 18 September 1871 from [[Refugio County, Texas|Refugio]] County. '''County seat:''' Rockport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1871--'''Aransas County was created 18 September 1871 from [[Refugio County, Texas|Refugio]] County. '''County seat:''' Rockport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
Tradition states the county was named for a local fort, which was named for a Spanish palace.<br>
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Tradition states the county was named for a local fort, which was named for a Spanish palace.<br>  
  
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://txaransas.eppygen.org/Cemeteries.htm Cemeteries of Aransas County] Partial listing &amp; transcriptions of the cemeteries of Aransas County TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://txaransas.eppygen.org/Cemeteries.htm Cemeteries of Aransas County] Partial listing &amp; transcriptions of the cemeteries of Aransas County TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/aransas/cemetery/lamar1.txt Lamar Cemetery] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/aransas/cemetery/mclester.txt McLester Cemetery] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
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==== Land  ====
 
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/aransas/land/aransas.txt Land Survey Abstract Indices] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
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*[http://www.acplibrary.org/ Aransas County Public Library]<br>701 E Mimosa St<br>Rockport, TX 78382<br>Phone: (361) 790-0153<br>
 
*[http://www.acplibrary.org/ Aransas County Public Library]<br>701 E Mimosa St<br>Rockport, TX 78382<br>Phone: (361) 790-0153<br>
  
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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== References  ==
 
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Guide to Aransas County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded September 18, 1871
County Seat Rockport
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County Courthouse

Aransas County Courthouse
301 N Liveoak Street
Rockport, TX 78382-2744
Phone: 361.790.0122 

County Clerk has birth and death records,
marriage, probate, court and land records from 1871[1]

History

Parent County

1871--Aransas County was created 18 September 1871 from Refugio County. County seat: Rockport [2]

Tradition states the county was named for a local fort, which was named for a Spanish palace.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns: Aransas Pass | Childress | Fulton | Rockport

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Aransas Landscape.jpg
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Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstract Indices  -  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Aransas County, Texas. Page 658 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).