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A list of cemeteries in Williamson County, Texas, including interment information for a portion of them, has been transcribed into digital format and made available online. This information can be accessed courtesy of the [http://www.williamson-county-historical-commission.org/ Williamson County Historical Commission] via links to lists contained on the [http://www.williamson-county-historical-commission.org/Williamson_County_Texas_Cemeteries.htm Cemeteries in Williamson County, Texas] page.  
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*A list of cemeteries in Williamson County, Texas, including interment information for a portion of them, has been transcribed into digital format and made available online. This information can be accessed courtesy of the [http://www.williamson-county-historical-commission.org/ Williamson County Historical Commission] via links to lists contained on the [http://www.williamson-county-historical-commission.org/Williamson_County_Texas_Cemeteries.htm Cemeteries in Williamson County, Texas] page.  
 
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2765 FindAGrave ] ~  Transcriptions and partial transcriptions for many Williamson 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  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1389983 Texas Naturalization Records  1906-1989]  ~  FamilySearch Record Collection
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[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1389983 Texas Naturalization Records  1906-1989]  ~  FamilySearch Record Collection  
  
 
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Revision as of 19:31, 24 August 2012

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Williamson County, Texas
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Map of Texas highlighting Williamson County
Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 13, 1848
County Seat Georgetown
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

History

The first Anglo-American settlement was in 1835 and was known as Tumlinson Fort.

Parent County

1848--Williamson County was created 13 March 1848 from Milam County. County seat: Georgetown [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

The following cities are either entirely or partially located within Williamson County

Austin (partial)
Bartlett (partial)
Cedar Park
Florence
Georgetown
Granger
Hutto
Jarrell
Leander
Liberty Hill
Round Rock
Taylor
Thrall
Weir

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries;

BillionGraves:

Church

Court

Texas Naturalization Records  1906-1989  ~  FamilySearch Record Collection

Land

An index to Williamson County, Texas land records is available online at deed.wilco.org/RealEstate/searchentry.aspx   A link is provided to an electronic copy of the deed.  

Local Histories

See the Histories page at the Williamson County Historical Commission.


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

Williamson County, Texas Tax Records:

Public Search of Williamson County, Texas Tax Records

Records can be searched by:

PropID
AcctID
Owner
Address
Advanced Search

Vital Records

Births

Marriages
Deaths
Divorce


Societies and Libraries

Libraries

  • Cedar Park Public Library
  • Florence Public Library
  • Georgetown Public Library
  • Leander Public Library
  • Liberty Hill Public Library
  • Round Rock Public Library System
  • Taylor Public Library
  • Teinert Memorial Public Library

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

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