Road workers, 1957

Road workers for Precinct 4 Commissioner Booth Lawson, 1957

About the Archives

The Travis County Archives is a division of the Communications and Records Services (CARS) Department of Travis County.

Our Mission

The mission of the Travis County Archives is to serve the government and the community of Travis County by documenting, preserving, and making available its records and history.

The Travis County Archives documents the functions and activities of the Travis County government, supports the conduct of the government by preserving and providing access to essential county records, and maintains the history of the county and its community through the preservation of records with historical value.


Records for the Travis County Archives can be searched in our online repository.

For a list of current collections held by the archives, please go to our Research page. Please contact us with any research requests.


Currently the Archives is open by appointment only. Please call or email to set up an appointment for research.

To learn more please visit our Contact page.



The archives website features new online exhibits every few months. Our online exhibits focus on different areas of Travis County's history.

Visit our exhibits page here.