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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
Frio County; PO Box 847; Pearsall, TX 79360; Ph. 830.334.2214 Details: (Co Clk has b & d rec from 1903, m rec from 1876, pro rec from 1874, ct rec from 1907 & land rec from 1871)
Frio County Courthouse<br> PO Box 847<br> Pearsall, TX 79360<br> Phone: 830.334.2214 <br><br>County Clerk has born and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1876, probate records from 1874, <br>court records from 1907 and land records from 1871
== History  ==
== History  ==

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Frio County, Texas
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Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Founded February 1, 1858
County Seat Pearsall

County Courthouse

Frio County Courthouse
PO Box 847
Pearsall, TX 79360
Phone: 830.334.2214

County Clerk has born and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1876, probate records from 1874,
court records from 1907 and land records from 1871


Parent County

1858--Frio County was created 1 February 1858 from Atascosa, Bexar, and Uvalde Counties. The county was not organized until 22 May 1871.[1] County seats:  Frio City (Frio Town) 1871-1883;  Pearsall 1883-present. [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Bigfoot | Dilley | Frio Town | Hilltop | Moore | North Pearsall | Pearsall | West Pearsall

Neighboring Counties


African American






Local Histories

  • From Rattlesnakes to Road Agents: Rough Times on the Frio, 1985, by Frances Bramlette Farris, edited by C. L. Sonnichsen.
  • Historic Frio County, 1871–1971by the Frio County Centennial Corporation.
  • Frio County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.
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Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Pearsall Public Library
200 E Trinity St
Pearsall, TX 78061
Phone: (830) 334-2496

Dilley Public Library
231 W Fm 117
Dilley, TX 78017
Phone: (830) 965-1951

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handbook of Texas Online: Frio County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcf10
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).