Burleson County, Texas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Burleson County Courthouse
PO Box 57
Caldwell, TX 77836
Phone: 409.567.2329 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate, court and land records from 1845;
District Clerk has divorce records from 1845


Parent County

1846--Burleson County was created 15 January 1842 from Milam and Washington Counties. County seat: Caldwell [1]

The county was named for Gen. Edward Burleson, 1798-1851). Edward Burleson, soldier and statesman, son of Capt. James and Elizabeth (Shipman) Burleson, was born at Buncombe County, North Carolina, on December 15, 1798. He served as a private in the War of 1812 in his father's company, part of Perkin's Regiment, Alabama.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and cities: | Caldwell | Deanville | Snook | Somerville | 

Neighboring Counties




Church Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site


Court Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site


Land and Deed Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site

Local Histories


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



Newspapers from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site


Probate Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site


Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


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