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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[https://sites.google.com/site/runnelscountytxgenweb/home/cemeteries-2 Cemeteries of Runnels County&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; transcriptions of local cemeteries&nbsp; -&nbsp; Runnels County TXGenWeb
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*[https://sites.google.com/site/runnelscountytxgenweb/home/cemeteries-2 Cemeteries of Runnels County&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; transcriptions of local cemeteries&nbsp; -&nbsp; Runnels County TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://texas.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,cemetery,scfips,48399.cfm Maps to Runnels County Cemeteries]  
 
*[http://texas.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,cemetery,scfips,48399.cfm Maps to Runnels County Cemeteries]  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
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*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txrunnels/census/1880cen.htm 1880 Census Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb Census Project
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*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txrunnels/census/1880cen.htm 1880 Census Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb Census Project  
*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txrunnels/census/1900ind.htm 1900 Census Index&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp; TXGenWeb Census Project
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*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txrunnels/census/1900ind.htm 1900 Census Index&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp; TXGenWeb Census Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~census/states/texas/ TXGenWeb Census Project<br>]<br>
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~census/states/texas/ TXGenWeb Census Project<br>]<br>
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txrunnels/ww2/ww2intro.htm Soldiers of WWII]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Runnels County TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txrunnels/ww2/ww2intro.htm Soldiers of WWII]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Runnels County TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Carnegie Library Of Ballinger<br>204 N 8th St<br>Ballinger, TX 76821<br>Phone: (325) 365-3616<br>[http://bcls.tsl.state.tx.us/carnegie_ballinger Website]
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Carnegie Library Of Ballinger<br>204 N 8th St<br>Ballinger, TX 76821<br>Phone: (325) 365-3616<br>[http://bcls.tsl.state.tx.us/carnegie_ballinger Website]  
  
<br>Winters Public Library<br>120 N Main St<br>Winters, TX 79567<br>Phone: (325) 754-4251<br>[http://www.winters-texas.us/library.htm Website]
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<br>Winters Public Library<br>120 N Main St<br>Winters, TX 79567<br>Phone: (325) 754-4251<br>[http://www.winters-texas.us/library.htm Website]  
  
 
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
  
{{FHL|Texas%2C+Rockwall|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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{{FHL|Texas%2C+Rockwall|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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County Courthouse

History

The first white settler arrived in 1862.

Parent County

1858--Runnels County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar Land District and Travis County. County seat: Ballinger [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1880 980
1890 3,193 225.8%
1900 5,379 68.5%
1910 20,858 287.8%
1920 17,074 −18.1%
1930 21,821 27.8%
1940 18,903 −13.4%
1950 16,771 −11.3%
1960 15,016 −10.5%
1970 12,108 −19.4%
1980 11,872 −1.9%
1990 11,294 −4.9%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.
 


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

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

Maps

Military

  • Soldiers of WWII  ~  Runnels County TXGenWeb
  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Timeline

1858 County Formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town  Sources
1880 First Census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundry changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990 
1880 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1881 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1903 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Carnegie Library Of Ballinger
204 N 8th St
Ballinger, TX 76821
Phone: (325) 365-3616
Website


Winters Public Library
120 N Main St
Winters, TX 79567
Phone: (325) 754-4251
Website


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

Web Sites

  • Runnels County TXGenWeb
  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
  • Hidden Ancestors  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
  • USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.

Family History Library Catalog

References

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