Located on US 90A, across from WalMart in Gonzales
Between US 183 and Texas 97
Eighteen Miles South of IH-10 and US 183 (Exit 632) or
Eleven Miles South of IH-10 on Farm-to-Market Rd. 794 (Exit 637)
South of Exit 642 on Texas 304, and Exit 649 on Texas 97 off IH-10
The Gonzales County Records Center and Archives has grown to be
one of the most active and impressive in the State of Texas.
The Archives houses documents as early as 1825, predating Texas independence. These are
carefully preserved in the Records Center. Director of the
Archives and Records Center , may be reached
at 830-672-7970 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday on days the courthouse is
Links to our Index Lists
Available material on the Internet, from the Records Center and Archives.
Your request for data from the records should be specific: one name/family per query.
Fees are set by the County and State (fee schedule available). SASE requested.
Copies are supplied from the files of the Archives at the current charge of 50 cents per
For records available only through the County Clerk's office:
$1.00 per page for photocopies. (Schedule available for certified copies).
Extensive research is referred to a professional upon request.
The Records Center has a "Swap" Program, trading copy work for your documented
This has enabled building an extensive collection of data concerning early families of
We accept printed or GEDCOM material.
(Please indicate which Genealogy Program was used to create the GEDCOM.)
The Gonzales County History Book has been reprinted and can be purchased from the above
address for $75.00 plus $5.00 for postage/handling. It contains information and many photos of
all the known communities, churches, organizations, and many families of the County.
The Records Center offers much to the researcher,
whether it be history, genealogy, architecture, social customs,
or any interest that requires a knowledge of the past.
Some materials from the Gonzales Records Center may be found through the
TXGenWeb Gonzales Home
Space provided by GVEC
Internet Service for the Records Center and Archives is through Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative, Gonzales