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'''1858--'''Blanco County was created 12 February 1858 from Burnet, Comal, Gillespie, and Hays Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Johnson City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1858--'''Blanco County was created 12 February 1858 from [[Burnet_County,_Texas|Burnet]], [[Comal_County,_Texas|Comal]], [[Gillespie_County,_Texas|Gillespie]], and [[Hays_County,_Texas|Hays]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Johnson City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 19:51, 12 December 2008

United States  > Texas > Counties B > Blanco County

County Courthouse

History

Blanco Valley was first settled in 1853.

Parent County

1858--Blanco County was created 12 February 1858 from Burnet, Comal, Gillespie, and Hays Counties.
County seat: Johnson City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1876--Courthouse and most, if not all, county records were destroyed by fire in August 1876.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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