Gonzales County Records Center and Archives


P.O. Box 77
Gonzales TX 78629-0114
Phone: 830-672-7970 Phone: 830-672-7970
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 open.


Research Sources (Holdings)
Records Center Visitors Rules
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 page.
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 information.
This has enabled building an extensive collection of data
concerning early families of Gonzales County.
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 Page.



Space provided by GVEC
Internet Service for the Records Center and Archives is through
Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative, Gonzales

This page created by Aurale Huff 1998





























Last modified August 26, 1999