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.