Old Hays County Jail. Located in San Marcos Texas, built in 1885.

Hello, my name is Lisa Smith-Curtean, the Hays County Coordinator, and I would like to welcome you to the Hays County TXGenWeb Project.

This site is a proud part of the TXGenWeb and USGenWeb Project. I hope you find the information contained within this website useful in your genealogical research. I want this site to be useful and user-friendly as possible, so if you have any suggestions for its improvement, I would love to hear from you.

PLEASE NOTE: I do not live in or near Hays County and am unable able to provide local look-ups or research for you. However, I do have some tools (Ancestry, Fold3, GenealogyBank, and several others) which I use that may be of assistance.

I need your help. If you live in or near Hays County and have information, you would like to contribute or have reference materials about Hays or would like to volunteer to do look-ups or research, please contact me.

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Every effort has been made to ensure this website and its contents are presented as accurately as possible. The materials presented here should be utilized only as a guide to support additional research.

Neighboring counties: BlancoCaldwellComalGuadalupeTravis

Lisa Smith-Curtean
Hays County Coordinator
Shirley Cullum
TXGenWeb State Coordinator
Jane Keppler
Carla Clifton
Assistant State Coordinators: