Fayette County Online DataFayette County was organized January 18, 1838, created from the counties of Colorado and Mina.
The county was named for the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution.
La Grange is the county seat.
Please note that the search engine on the home page does not search all of the following links.
Categorized by vicinity with links to descriptions and photographs
List of Fayette County doctors in Medical and Surgical Directory of the United States, Detroit, R.L. Polk & Co., 1886 and 1896, links to miscellaneous documents
List of all Fayette County post offices and their postmasters from 1846 - 1930
Group photographs of Fayette County teachers in 1911 and 1913
Entries include crime, date of crime, and description of criminal. Images of pages, including index, provided by Chris Morton at TXGenWeb site.
Links to online baptismal, marriage, and burial records, plus suggestions for locating records offline
Descriptions and locations of creeks and rivers and, in some cases, the history of their names
Links to indexes, databases, and copies of the original documents, availability varies according to census year
History articles written by members of the Fayette County Historical Commission
Photographs, histories, and lists of burials
Categorized by vicinity with links to text and photographs
Fayette county military involvement throught the years, photos and data regarding veterans who died while serving our country
Location, history, early settlers, and photographs of Fayette County Communities
Information and examples of the kinds of land grants and transactions, original landowners in Fayette County, plus where to find land documents
Where to find birth, death, marriage, and divorce records, both online and off
Vital records & additional online info in the USGenWeb Archives Project
Includes books for sale by Fayette Heritage Museum & Archives
Online articles in the Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association from The Portal to Texas History: