Area Resources

Cedar Park

Cedar Park Public Library
550 Discovery Blvd
Cedar Park, TX 78613-2200
512-401-5600
library1@cedarparktexas.gov

History of Cedar Park items, Cedar Park Cemetery, and New Hope Baptist Church history

Florence

Florence Public Library
207 E Main St
Florence, TX 76527
254-793-2672
library@florencetex.com

Wonderful collection of Texana and early Florence newspapers and information on local people

Georgetown

Georgetown Family History Center
218 Serenada Drive
Georgetown, TX 78628
512-863-8221
TX_Georgetown@ldsmail.net

Family History Library Microfilm, volunteer assistance, basic genealogy reference works, Ancestral File, IGI

Georgetown Public Library
402 W. 8th Street
Georgetown, Texas 78626
512-930-3551
library@georgetown.org

Good Texana collection, Williamson County Sun microfilm, many local Georgetown materials

Special Collections Dept., A. Frank Smith Library, Southwestern University
1001 E. University Avenue
Georgetown, TX 78626
512-863-1568

Williamson County Sun on microfilm, US Sen. John Tower’s papers from his senate term 1961-1984, Edward A. Clark Texana collection that includes over 10,000 items, materials on Methodism and its history, hymnal collection. Also, a small collection of local Georgetown & Williamson County history

Williamson County Courthouse Clerk’s Office
405 Martin Luther King St
Georgetown, TX 78626-4901
512-943-1515

Real estate records, assumed name records, birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, and other miscellaneous records.

Williamson County Historical Commission
PO Box 2521
Georgetown, TX 78627
512-863-2202
wayne@williamson-county-historical-commission.org>
Contact: Wayne Ware

The Williamson County Historical Commission is dedicated to the preservation of the history of the county and making that history available online.

Williamson County Historical Museum
716 S. Austin Ave.
Georgetown, TX 78626
512-943-1670

The Williamson County Historical Commission archives will be exhibited here. Right across from the courthouse. They are in the renovating process, so they may or may not be open.

Leander

Leander Public Library
1011 South Bagdad Road
Leander, TX 78641
512-259-5259
leanderpl@leandertx.gov 

Round Rock

Palm House Museum
212 East Main St
Round Rock, TX 78664
(512) 422-9423

Note: Palm House occasionally closes during the day for events. Please call ahead to confirm hours.
Features exhibits on Round Rock history and its Swedish roots.

Round Rock Family History Center
8140 Racine Trail
Austin, TX 78717
512-388-1160

Volunteer assistance. Use the FHC to borrow microfilm items from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Taylor

Taylor Public Library
801 Vance St.
Taylor, TX 76574
512-352-3434 or 512-365-2235
Taylor Daily Press newspaper on microfilm, good collection on Taylor history. Check the website for current library status, mold was found in their library, so they are operating fr the middle school & city hall.

Genealogy Societies or Groups

Planning a visit to the area? Or do you feel that you have exhausted the resources of your local library and need to see what other places or groups there are that may help move your research forward? Either way, lists such as these always seem to be evolving.

Williamson County Genealogical Society
PO Box 585
Round Rock, TX 78680
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month, except for Aug. & Dec. at 7:30 p.m. The WCGS library collection is housed in the Round Rock Public Library. WCGS has their regular meetings at the Round Rock Public Library.