Bandera County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Bandera County, Texas (Map It) was created on January 26, 1856 from Bexar County, Uvalde County and Non-County Area . This county was named for Bandera Pass, named in turn for the Spanish word for "flag" .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Bandera County is bordered by Kerr County (north), Kendall County (northeast), Bexar County (southeast), Medina County (south), Uvalde County (southwest), Real County (west) .

Bandera County Cities and Towns include Bandera.. A Map of Bandera County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Bandera County, Texas Courthouse Records

Bandera County, Texas Courthouse
Bandera County, TX Courthouse

The Bandera County Courthouse is located in Bandera, Texas. Learn More About State of Texas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicate what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Bandera county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Bandera County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1856, Land Records from 1837, Probate Records from 1856 and Court Records from 1857. The County Clerk's office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
  • Bandera County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

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