Leon County Genealogical Society, Inc.
P. O. Box 400
Centerville, Texas. 75833
Hours of operation: 1PM to 4PM Monday through Friday
They will open on Saturday with advanced request. Call the number above.


The LCGS has moved to a new space.  They are located in the old County Tax Office building (across the street from where they were). Email address and PO address remains the same.

Reprint of History Book Vol. II

They are in the process of gathering information for a reprint of Volume II of the History Book.  They have extended the deadline so please write your family information and send it (along with pictures if you wish) to the above address


Our library is located across the street from the Old Courthouse in Centerville, Texas. The library collection contains over 1400 books (some private manuscripts) some 100 rolls of microfilm and many Quarterly newsletters. The library has a computer with marriage records on CD, Social Security Index on CD. The library is constantly collecting additional materials to preserve our history. We are open to the public Monday through Friday from 1:00 p. m. to 4:00 p.m.

Publications Available

Leon County Historical Collections

Volume 1; Includes early newspaper clippings,pictures, first part of Men From Leon County in the Civil War.

Volume 2; Includes early schools, teachers & students, early Masonic lodge records and membership roll. Teachers Journal 1866-1871. 1852-1855 newspaper "The Leon County Pioneer" "WOW" records and more.

Volume 3; Includes James P. Parker's "Cedar Creek Gin Ledger" with many names not recorded elseware, 1868 Voters List & more.

Reprint of Leon County History Book - Reprint of Volume I - $80

Leon County Cemetery Records

Volume 1; East of Hwy 75 - $20 each or $35 for both

Volume 2; West of Hwy 75 -$20 each or $35 for both

Census Records

1850 - 1860: Listing with index.

1870 Census

1880 Census & 1890 Tax List

Marriage Records

1885 - 1910 The first volume of marriages was lost in the court house fire. Grooms alphabetized by first letter of surname, includes bride's surname index.

Please write to the Society and enclose a S.A.S.E. for the latest price list.


Annual membership dues running from September through August the following year are: $25.00
Our mailing address is:
P. O. Box 400, Centerville, TX. 75833-0400.