Blanco County, Texas


Johnson City is the County Seat of Blanco County.  It was named for the pioneer Johnson Family, ancestors of President Lyndon B. Johnson.    Blanco County is a farm and ranch area.  Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park Information Center is two blocks south of U. S. 90.   The old Johnson Ranch was called the Johnson Settlement, owned by President Johnson's grandfather and great-uncle from 1867 to 1872.  It was the gathering point of a seven county area for cattle drives.  It also served as an aid station for those wounded in the Deer Creek Indian Battle.  It originally was a dog run cabin, barn and other buildings. The Pedernales Falls State Park which has 4,800 scenic acres is also located in Blanco County.

My name is Shirley Cullum and I am the new Blanco County Coordinator.
I am working on restoring bad links on the website so please check back often.
If you have any suggestions or material that will help Blanco County researchers, please contact me:
Shirley Cullum

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(Blanco Co. history/family info)

Birth Records



 Census Records
(1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1900)

Communities & Settlements  

Confederacy Information

Death Records

Divorce Records

Family Links

Family Search

Fugitives from Justice

German Links

German Surname Researchers

History of the  Founding of  Johnson City

Blanco Historical Commission

Historical Markers


Information on Micro Film       

(Historical & genealogical web sites)



Military Links


News Paper Articles

Death Records

(Obituaries, Date)

Old Photos
(Historical, Family, Homestead)  

Post Offices & Postmasters
(1858 - 1930)

Probate Records

Blanco County Timeline


Search Engines

Ship Links

Surrounding Counties
(Burnet, Comal, Gillespie, Hays, Kendall, Llano, Travis

Texas State Library & Archives

Texas Union Soldier Schedule

Blanco County Women Homesteaders

Chamber of Commerce

Vital Statistics - Texas

Texas - County Archives

Texas - Cemetery Photos

TXGenWeb Project

TXGenWeb Project (Counties A to Z)

TXGenWeb Counties That Need Adoption  

USGenWeb Project

Document Your Family History

Do You Have Older Living Relatives? Interview them at the earliest opportunity. Document their irreplaceable "Library" of knowledge concerning your family history. Don't look back some day, having thought you had all the time in the world, only to realize you didn't.  Then, share the Knowledge. As our elders grow older, we must encourage them to again tell the old old stories that make us laugh until tears run, or cry sweet tears of remembrance. The voices that tell stories today are echoes of our loved ones who have come and gone before us.  We must strive to document and tell the life-stories that will mean so much to our descendants. Write your history, including life events that may seem trivial to you now, but will be a priceless treasure to your loved ones. Save, protect and share these stories with your family.

Thank You

Joel Honeycutt and Pat Althaus
Blanco County Historical Commission,  

101 Pitchfork, Johnson City, TX 78636.

Last update: February 4, 2019
Shirley Cullum
Blanco County Coordinator

Copyright 2019 Shirley Cullum for the TXGenWeb Project