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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*''Texas' Last Frontier: A Brief History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, ''1917; reprinted, 1962; by Frank Cushman Pierce, Rio Grande Valley Historical Society.
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*''Texas' Last Frontier: A Brief History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, ''1917; reprinted, 1962; by Frank Cushman Pierce, Rio Grande Valley Historical Society.  
*''The Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas,'' 1954, by J. Lee and Lillian J. Stambaugh.
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*''The Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas,'' 1954, by J. Lee and Lillian J. Stambaugh.  
*''A Century of Service: The History of the Catholic Church in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, ''1979, by Gilberto Rafael and Martha Oppert Cruz.<br>
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*''A Century of Service: The History of the Catholic Church in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, ''1979, by Gilberto Rafael and Martha Oppert Cruz.
 
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcw10 Willacy County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcw10 Willacy County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.<br>
 
 
 
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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1911--Willacy County was created 11 March 1911 from Hidalgo and Cameron Counties. County seat: Raymondville [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

  • Texas' Last Frontier: A Brief History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, 1917; reprinted, 1962; by Frank Cushman Pierce, Rio Grande Valley Historical Society.
  • The Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, 1954, by J. Lee and Lillian J. Stambaugh.
  • A Century of Service: The History of the Catholic Church in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, 1979, by Gilberto Rafael and Martha Oppert Cruz.
  • Willacy County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).