Runnels County, Texas Genealogy

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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 Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character ",".
5379 1,910 0.5%
20858 1,920 0.5%
17074 1,930 0.5%
21821 1,940 0.5%
18903 1,950 0.5%
16771 1,960 0.5%
15016 1,970 0.5%
12108 1,980 0.5%
11872 1,990 0.5%
11294 {{{26}}} Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "{".
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

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

Maps

Military

  • 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

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

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

Web Sites

  • 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.



References

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