Welcome to Austin County, Texas

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COUNTY INFORMATION
 
Austin County lies on the west side of the Brazos River, about fifty miles from 
the city of Houston.  It is bounded on the north by Washington, east by Waller, 
south by Fort Bend, and west by Colorado and Fayette. It was in the heart of Austin's 
first colony, and settled in 1822, by some of the first of it's colonists.
 
Photo by Larry D. Moore CC BY-SA 3.0



 CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

* Bellville (county seat)  *  Industry  *  Sealy  *  Wallis  *  San Felipe. *  
 
UNINCORPORATED AREAS
 
* Bleiblerville  *  Burleigh  *  Cat Spring  *  Frydek  *  Kenney  *  Nelsonville  *  New Ulm  *  Peters  *
*  Shelby  *  Welcome  *
 
GHOST TOWN
 
*  Rexville  *
 

 
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Church Records County Records Death Records Family Stories
History Marriage Records Military Records Miscellaneous Records
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Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
May 2017: County Records: 1900 List of Fugitives from Justice
Feb 2017: Visiting News: SAFT, GRANVILLE, STREETER, SHELBURNE, ALLISON, DAUGTERY, STECK
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Surrounding Counties

Washington County (north)

Waller County (east)

Fort Bend County (southeast)

Wharton County (south)

Colorado County (west)

Fayette County (northwest)

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