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'''Towns and Cities: '''{{FHL|Texas%2C+Bandera%2C+Bandera|subject|disp=Bandera}} | Lakehills | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Bandera%2C+Medina|subject|disp=Medina}} | Vanderpool  
'''Towns and Cities: '''{{FHL|Texas%2C+Bandera%2C+Bandera|subject|disp=Bandera}} | Lakehills | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Bandera%2C+Medina|subject|disp=Medina}} | Vanderpool  
[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txbandera/TownList.html Bandera County Towns and Geographical Places]  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txbander/TownList.html Bandera County Towns and Geographical Places]  
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County Courthouse

Bandera County, Texas Courthouse 1939

               Bandera County Courthouse 1939,                            photo courtesy of TXDot

Bandera County has had two courthouses.  The first one, built of limestone in 1869, is now a library.  It is located on Maple Street, a block from the current courthouse.  The current courthouse, also made from limestone, was built in 1890.

Bandera County Courthouse
County Clerk - Cathy Wheeler
500 Main Street
P. O. Box 823
Bandera, Texas 78003
The Bandera County Clerk's Office

Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Bandera County, 1940. Inventory of records of housed in the Bandera County Courthouse as of 1936. Describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justice of the Peace Court, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, and Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct). Read the book online from The Portal to Texas History.

History and Photographs of the Bandera County Courthouse


Parent County

1856--Bandera County was created 26 January 1856 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Bandera [1]

The county's name is derived from Spanish for "flag."

Bandera County History and Information

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Bandera County border changes.


Populated Places

Towns and Cities: Bandera | Lakehills | Medina | Vanderpool

Bandera County Towns and Geographical Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories





Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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