Burnet County Research

The Ferguson Archives & Reading Room at the Fort Croghan Grounds and Museum

open when the fort is open

We are in the midst of reorganizing our archives and reading room to make it easier to find what you might need in researching Burnet County and/or fort history. We will be open when we are open but please forgive our mess.

Burnet County Genealogy & Local History

There is much here that might help your research. Access to county indexes on microfilm, Ancestry, HeritageQuest, vertical and surname files, obituary indexes, etc.

Full copies of past issues

This newspaper archive of the Burnet Bulletin is produced by Small Town Papers, Inc. It has issues of the Bulletin from 1983, 1993, and 2001-2018.

This site you pay for

This site has the Burnet Bulletin from 1874-1974, missing issues from 1875, 1877, most of the 1890s, 1899-1900, 1913-1919, half of 1921, and early 1958. You can pay monthly, 6 months, or yearly.

Free site with access to lots of items

There are Burnet maps and other items, just no Burnet newspapers. There are Lampasas newspapers which cover the northern end of Burnet County. Yearbooks, pictures, maps, and so much more can be found here from all over the state.

Lots of genealogy and local history info

Here is information about local Burnet County history and early families. Tons of stuff including some census, military, biographies, cemetery data, etc.

Research those buried in Burnet County or anywhere

See pictures of your ancestors tombstone and information, sometimes pictures of the person, family connections, and more.