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County Archives

Claire McDaniels, RMO

824 Washington Ave.
Waco, Texas 76701
Office: 254-757-0860
Fax: 254-757-0644

Hours: 8:30 to 4:30 M-F

The McLennan County Archives is housed in the old Southwestern Bell Telephone Building at the corner of 9th street and Washington Ave.  The original red brick, three story building was building in 1916 for the Texas Telephone Company.  Southwestern Bell Telphone Company bought the  building in 1928 and in the early 1950s, build a two story addition.

Materials available for research include:
County Clerk (indexes to records held in County Clerk office)
District Clerk - through 2007 (indexes to records held in District Clerk office)
Tax Office - Tax rolls from 1878 to 1989; Assessor Abstract Books 1877-1878, 1880-1964, old tax maps: city, county, small towns).  1990 - present is located in the Tax Office.
Justices of the Peace Records
  Sheriff and Constable Records (late 1800s - early 1900s)
  Various County Maps and Drawings
For your convenience, we have two research rooms and two conference tables available for viewing research materials. 
Note:  We are a locked facility.  Ring doorbell for service.
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