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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
Goliad County; 127 S Courthouse Square; PO Box 5; Goliad, TX 77963-0005; Ph. 361.645.3294 Details: (Co Clk has b & d rec from 1903, m, pro, ct & land rec from 1870 & div rec)
Goliad County Courthouse<br> 127 South Courthouse Square<br>PO Box 5; <br>Goliad, TX 77963-0005<br>Phone: 361.645.3294 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death record<br> from 1903, marriage, probate, court and<br> land records from 1870 and divorce records
== History  ==
== History  ==

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County Courthouse

Goliad County Courthouse
127 South Courthouse Square
PO Box 5;
Goliad, TX 77963-0005
Phone: 361.645.3294

County Clerk has birth and death record
from 1903, marriage, probate, court and
land records from 1870 and divorce records


Parent County

1836--Goliad County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Goliad [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Goliad County border changes.

Record Loss

1870--Courthouse and almost all county records were destroyed by fire in June 1870.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories


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





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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


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