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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties A|Counties A]] &gt;&nbsp;Atascosa County'' <br>  
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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]] Atascosa County''
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<br>Guide to '''Atascosa County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{TXDC}} [http://www.courtreference.com/Atascosa-County-Texas-Courts.htm Atascosa County Courthouse]<br>5 Courthouse Circle Drive; <br>Jourdanton, TX 78026<br>Phone: 830.769.2511&nbsp;<br><br>County Clk has birth records from 1890, death&nbsp;<br>records from 1903, marriage, probate and land<br>records from 1856 and court records 1860; District<br>Clerk has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Atascosa County, Texas. Page 658 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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'''1856--'''Atascosa County was created 25 January 1856 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Jourdanton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1856--'''Atascosa County was created 25 January 1856 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Jourdanton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
The county's&nbsp;name is derives from a Spanish term for "boggy."<br>
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The county's&nbsp;name is derives from a Spanish term for "boggy."<br>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Atascosa County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/texas/tx-maps.html border changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Cities and Towns: [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193137&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Campbellton&columns=*,0,0 Campbellton], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193138&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Charlotte&columns=*,0,0 Charlotte], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193139&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Jourdanton&columns=*,0,0 Jourdanton], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193140&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Las+Gallinas&columns=*,0,0 Las Gallinas], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193141&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Leming&columns=*,0,0 Leming], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193142&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Lytle&columns=*,0,0 Lytle], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193143&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+North+Pleasanton&columns=*,0,0 North Pleasanton], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193144&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Pleasanton&columns=*,0,0 Pleasanton], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193145&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Poteet&columns=*,0,0 Poteet], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193146&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Rossville&columns=*,0,0 Rossville] and Kyote
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Cities and Towns: {{FHL|Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Campbellton|subject|disp=Campbellton}}&nbsp;| {{FHL|Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Charlotte|subject|disp=Charlotte}}&nbsp;| Christine | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Jourdanton|subject|disp=Jourdanton}}&nbsp;| Kyote | La Parita | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Las+Gallinas|subject|disp=Las Gallinas}}&nbsp;| {{FHL|Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Leming|subject|disp=Leming}}&nbsp;| {{FHL|Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Lytle|subject|disp=Lytle}}&nbsp;| McCoy | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+North+Pleasanton|subject|disp=North Pleasanton}}&nbsp;| Peggy | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Pleasanton|subject|disp=Pleasanton}}&nbsp;| {{FHL|Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Poteet|subject|disp=Poteet}}&nbsp;| {{FHL|Texas%2C+Atascosa%2C+Rossville|subject|disp=Rossville}}
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txatasco/cemetery.htm Atascosa Cemeteries] &nbsp;- &nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2526 FindAGrave] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Atascosa Cemeteries
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/tx/atascosa.htm Atascosa Cemeteries] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Interment.net
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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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|1860= 1578
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|1870= 2915
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|1880= 4217
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|1890= 6459
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|1900= 7143
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|1910= 10004
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|1920= 12702
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|1930= 15654
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|1940= 19275
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|1950= 20048
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|1960= 18828
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|1970= 18696
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|1980= 25055
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|1990= 30533
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|2000= 38628
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|2010= 44911
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}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/TX/Atascosa/state.html Local Landmarks] - National Register of Historic Places
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/atascosa/military/civilwar/pensions/atasccsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/atascosa/military/civilwar/pensions/atascngt.txt Confederate Indigent Records] - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/atascosa/military/koreanwar/casualties.txt Korean War Casualties] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txatasco/english_muster_1855.htm Muster Roll] of Capt. Levi English Co., Mounted Volunteers, 1855 - TXGenWeb<br>
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*[http://media.nara.gov/media/images/29/19/29-1847a.gif World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel] - TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*Wikipedia has a list of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_online_newspaper_archives online newspaper archives] for Texas.
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=94&ci=25699 {{nowrap|San Antonio newspapers}}] from the late 1800's that may include residents from Atascosa County.
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*[http://www.pleasantonexpress.com/ Pleasanton Newspaper]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/atascosa/vitals/births/ Texas Birth Records] &nbsp;- &nbsp;transcriptions - USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/atascosa/vitals/marriages/ Marriages] - &nbsp;transcriptions &nbsp;- USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXASGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.&nbsp;Select the county.  
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.&nbsp;Select the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193136&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Atascosa&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Atascosa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/atascosa/atastoc.htm USGenWeb Archives Project]&nbsp;- transcriptions
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
 
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{{Texas|Texas}}
  
 
[[Category:Atascosa_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Atascosa_County,_Texas]]

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County Courthouse

Hand and keyboard.jpg Texas
Online Records
Atascosa County Courthouse
5 Courthouse Circle Drive;
Jourdanton, TX 78026
Phone: 830.769.2511 

County Clk has birth records from 1890, death 
records from 1903, marriage, probate and land
records from 1856 and court records 1860; District
Clerk has divorce records[1]

History

Parent County

1856--Atascosa County was created 25 January 1856 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Jourdanton [2]

The county's name is derives from a Spanish term for "boggy."

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Atascosa County border changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns: Campbellton | Charlotte | Christine | Jourdanton | Kyote | La Parita | Las Gallinas | Leming | Lytle | McCoy | North Pleasanton | Peggy | Pleasanton | Poteet | Rossville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18601,578
18702,91584.7%
18804,21744.7%
18906,45953.2%
19007,14310.6%
191010,00440.1%
192012,70227.0%
193015,65423.2%
194019,27523.1%
195020,0484.0%
196018,828−6.1%
197018,696−0.7%
198025,05534.0%
199030,53321.9%
200038,62826.5%
201044,91116.3%

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.
  • Texas Birth Records  -  transcriptions - USGenWeb Archives Project
  • Marriages -  transcriptions  - USGenWeb Archives Project

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Atascosa 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).