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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/sanborn/txu-sanborn-colmesneil-1904-1.jpg Colmesneil, Texas Sanborn Fire Insurance Map 1904]
*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/sanborn/txu-sanborn-colmesneil-1904-1.jpg Colmesneil, Texas Sanborn Fire Insurance Map 1904]
*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/sanborn/w.html Woodville, Texas Sanborn Fire Insurance Map 1904 & 1909]  Scroll down the page until you get to Woodville.  There are several sheets to each map.
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=5011 General Highway Map, Tyler County, Texas 1940]
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=5316 General Highway Map, Tyler County, Texas 1961]
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In 1841, Tyler County was originally organized as Menard District, a judical division; however, when the Texas Supreme Court declared these districts illegal, Congress created Tyler County.

Parent County

1846--Tyler County was created 3 April 1846 fromLiberty County. County seat: Woodville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Emilee



Local Histories






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

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).