Aransas County, Texas Genealogy

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Founded September 18, 1871
County Seat Rockport
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County Courthouse

Aransas County Clerk
301 N. Live Oak
Rockport, TX 78382-2744
Telephone: (512) 790-0122

History

Parent County

1871--Aransas County was created 18 September 1871 from Refugio County. County seat: Rockport [1]

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 | Fulton | Childress | Rockport

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Historical Maps  ~  From the Republic to the Turn of the Century  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).