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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 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, TX Courthouse
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
Caldwell County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- State Population Schedules: Republic of Texas Poll Lists for 1846
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Caldwell 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 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
Caldwell County, Texas Resources
- Caldwell County Gen. & Historical Society
- Caldwell Co. Records Available on Microfilm
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