Bandera County, Texas Genealogy

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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


Populated Places

Towns and Cities: Bandera | Lakehills | Medina | Vanderpool

Bandera County Towns and Geographical Places

Neighboring Counties


Cemeteries of Bandera County


Churches, Organizations, Schools and Societies 


History and Photographs of the Bandera County Courthouse


Local Histories

Families and People of Bandera County

Bandera County History


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

Bandera County Maps, Old and New


Newspapers, Books & Libraries


A Few Early Bandera County Probate Records


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

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


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