Visit the Archives
Currently the Archives is open by appointment only. Please call or email to set up an appointment for research.
Travis County Archives
5555 Airport Boulevard, Room 507
Austin, Texas 78751
New finding aids added to Archon
Finding aids for available collections at the Travis County Archives may be found using Archon. New collections added to Archon include:
The County Auditor is the county’s chief financial officer and functions to provide a system of financial checks and balances within county government, and to ensure that the County meets its fiduciary responsibilities to taxpayers by strictly enforcing the statutes governing county finances. The records of the County Auditor's Office include balance sheets, revenue ledgers, appropriation ledgers, payroll registers, claim and warrant registers, and audits.
The Travis County District Attorney's office investigates and prosecutes crimes related to the operation of the Texas state government. The office also represents the state and victims of crime in the prosecution of felony offenses and juvenile offenses committed in Travis County, as well as the Department of Child and Protective Services in civil suits affecting parental rights. A state-funded division, the Public Integrity Unit, investigates and persecutes crimes related to the operation of state government, motor fuels tax fraud, insurance fraud, and lottery.
The records of the District Attorney’s Office include case files and working papers, case dismissals and pardons, investigative case files, narcotics case files, notes and research, and correspondence.
Preservation Work of the Travis County District Clerk
Read about the work being done to preserve the records of the Travis County District Clerk on the blog.
New posts on the blog about the 1935 Austin Flood and Servant Girl Murders
The Travis County Archives Blog features historical finds from the archives collections. The archives has recently found interesting historical photos and information on the massive flood that hit Austin in June of 1935 and the Servant Girl Murders of 1884 and 1885.