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Revision as of 05:13, 18 October 2010

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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

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 Williamson County Historical Commission via links to lists contained on the Cemeteries in Williamson County, Texas page.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

See the Histories page at the Williamson County Historical Commission.

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

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

  • 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

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


Web Sites

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


References

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