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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties W|Counties W]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Williamson County'' {{Infobox U.S. County
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
The following cities are either entirely or partially located within Williamson County<br>
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The following cities are either entirely or partially located within Williamson County<br>  
  
Austin (partial)<br>Bartlett (partial)<br>Cedar Park<br>Florence<br>Georgetown<br>Granger<br>Hutto<br>Jarrell<br>Leander<br>Liberty Hill<br>Round Rock<br>Taylor<br>Thrall<br>Weir<br>
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Austin (partial)<br>Bartlett (partial)<br>Cedar Park<br>Florence<br>Georgetown<br>Granger<br>Hutto<br>Jarrell<br>Leander<br>Liberty Hill<br>Round Rock<br>Taylor<br>Thrall<br>Weir<br>  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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Individual cemeteries;  
 
Individual cemeteries;  
  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=105310 Hunt Cemetery, Liberty Hill] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=105310 Hunt Cemetery, Liberty Hill] BillionGraves  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=106183 Rocky Hollow Cemetery, Georgetown] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=106183 Rocky Hollow Cemetery, Georgetown] BillionGraves
  
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
An index to Williamson County, Texas land records is available online at&nbsp;[https://deed.wilco.org/RealEstate/searchentry.aspx?cabinet=opr deed.wilco.org/RealEstate/searchentry.aspx]&nbsp;&nbsp; A&nbsp;link is provided to an electronic copy of the deed.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>
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An index to Williamson County, Texas land records is available online at&nbsp;[https://deed.wilco.org/RealEstate/searchentry.aspx?cabinet=opr deed.wilco.org/RealEstate/searchentry.aspx]&nbsp;&nbsp; A&nbsp;link is provided to an electronic copy of the deed.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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See the [http://www.williamson-county-historical-commission.org/williamson_county_Texas_historical_pages.htm Histories ]page at the [http://www.williamson-county-historical-commission.org/ Williamson County Historical Commission].  
 
See the [http://www.williamson-county-historical-commission.org/williamson_county_Texas_historical_pages.htm Histories ]page at the [http://www.williamson-county-historical-commission.org/ Williamson County Historical Commission].  
  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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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)
 
*[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  ====
  
Williamson County, Texas Tax Records:<br><br>[http://tax.wilco.org/Appraisal/PublicAccess/ Public Search of Williamson County, Texas Tax Records]<br>
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Williamson County, Texas Tax Records:<br><br>[http://tax.wilco.org/Appraisal/PublicAccess/ Public Search of Williamson County, Texas Tax Records]<br>  
  
Records can be searched by:<br><br>PropID<br>AcctID<br>Owner<br>Address<br>Advanced Search<br>
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Records can be searched by:<br><br>PropID<br>AcctID<br>Owner<br>Address<br>Advanced Search<br>  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
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*[[Round Rock Texas Family History Center]] (Austin)
 
*[[Round Rock Texas Family History Center]] (Austin)
  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 20:16, 14 March 2012

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Williamson County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Williamson County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
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

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.

Individual cemeteries;

Church

Court

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

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).