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Bosque County, Texas (Map It) was created on Febuary 4, 1854 from MeLennan County. This county was named for the Bosque River (Bosque is Spanish for "wooded") .. Learn More About State of Texas History
Bosque County is bordered by Somervell County (north), Johnson County (northeast), Hill County (east), McLennan County (southeast), Coryell County (south), Hamilton County (west), Erath County (northwest).
Bosque County Cities and Towns include Clifton, Cranfills Gap, Iredell, Meridian, Morgan, Valley Mills, Walnut Springs.. A Map of Bosque County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Bosque County, Texas Courthouse Records
Bosque County, TX Courthouse
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 Bosque 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.
- Bosque County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1860, Land Records from 1854, Probate Records from 1855 and Court Records from 1856. 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.
- Bosque County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Bosque County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Bosque County, Texas Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from 1903 to present.
- Marriage Records: available from the County Clerk
- Divorce Records: available from the Clerk of District Court
- Locations: Texas Department of State Health Services
- Vital Records Online: USAVital, VitalChek or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth and Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 W. 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756; (888) 963-7111 or (512) 458-7111
Bosque County, Texas Resources
- Central Texas Genealogical Society, Inc.
- Bosque Valley Heritage Society, P.O. Box 159, Valley Mills 76889
- Bosque County Historical Commission
- Bosque Co. Records Available on Microfilm
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