Frio County, Texas Genealogy

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




County Courthouse

History

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

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.
  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

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

Web Sites

References

  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).