Caldwell County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Caldwell County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 6, 1848 from Gonzales County. This county was named for Mathew Caldwell, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and soldier during the Texas Revolution .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Caldwell County is bordered by Travis County (north), Bastrop County (northeast), Fayette County (southeast), Gonzales County (south), Guadalupe County (southwest), Hays County (northwest).

Caldwell County Cities and Towns include Lockhart, Luling, Martindale, Mustang Ridge, Niederwald, Uhland.. A Map of Caldwell County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Caldwell County, Texas Courthouse Records

Caldwell County, Texas Courthouse
Caldwell County, TX Courthouse

The Caldwell County Courthouse is located in Lockhart, 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 Caldwell 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.

  • Caldwell County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1860 for Birth; 1903 for death, Marriage Records from 1848, Land Records from 1846, Probate Records from 1849 and Court Records from 1848. 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.
  • Caldwell 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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