Historic cemeteries in
Guadalupe, Texas

Achterberg Cemetery Altwein Family Cemetery Anderson Cemetery Appling Cemetery #1 Appling Cemetery #2 Bauer Cemetery Beutnagel Cemetery Blumberg Cemetery Bodemann Cemetery Boecker Cemetery Bolin Park Cemetery Bonner-McIntyre Cemetery Braune Cemetery Bremer Cemetery Brenner Cemetery Brushy Cemetery Capote Cemetery Cartwright/Fulshear/Allen Cemetery Cemetery At St. Paul Church Cibolo Creek Cemetery Concrete Cemetery Crayton Cemetery DeLany Cemetery Dietert Family Cemetery Dietz Cemetery Doege Cemetery Dugger Cemetery Ebert Cemetery Eden Cemetery Elm Creek Community Cemetery Elm Creek Lutheran Cemetery Evangelical Melanchton Church Cemetery Evans Cemetery Ewald-Jung Cemetery Farmyard Cemetery Garden Of Memories Cemetery Good Luck Rd Cemetery Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Cemetery Gutz Cemetery Halm-Nuese Cemetery Happle Cemetery Harborth Cemetery Harris Chapel Cemetery Helmke Cemetery Highsmith Cemetery Hoese Cemetery Hoffman Cemetery Holland-Brill Cemetery #1 Holland-Brill Cemetery #2 Huebotter Cemetery Ilka Cemetery Jacob Chrisitan Seiler Cemetery Jacob Christian And Emma Mergelel Seiler Cemetery Jahns Cemetery Jauer Family Cemetery Jechow Cemetery John Dietert Cemetery Johnson (old) Cemetery Jones Cemetery Juan Seguin Burial Site Cemetery Katharina Graeb Grave Cemetery King Family Cemetery Kingsbury Cemetery Kruse Cemetery Lindemann Cemetery Linne Cemetery Lone Oak Cemetery Long Branch Cemetery Marines Cemetery Marion Cemetery Matthies Cemetery McAnelly Cemetery McGehee Cemetery McKinney Cemetery Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Nash Creek Cemetery New Salem Cemetery Nixon Cemetery Oak Creek Cemetery Oak Ridge Cemetery Old Highsmith Cemetery Old O'Daniel School Cemetery Our Lady Of Guadalupe Cemetery Palmer Cemetery Pearmon Cemetery Pettus-Stanfield Cemetery Phillips Cemetery Pickens Family Cemetery Post Oak Cemetery Rahe-Bartels Cemetery Rajiro Cemetery Rathke-Beyer Cemetery Redwood Cemetery Ridley-Wilcox-Jakes Colony Cemetery Riverside Cemetery Rogers-Mofield Cemetery Russell Cemetery Saint James Cemetery #1 Saint James Cemetery #2 Salge Family Cemetery San Geronimo Cemetery San Juan Cemetery Santa Clara Cemetery Santo Tomas Cemetery #1 Santo Tomas Cemetery #2 Schertz-Cibolo Cemetery Schievelbien Cemetery Schlather Cemetery Schlueter Cemetery Schmidt Cemetery Schneider Memorial Cemetery Schuchardt Cemetery Schumannsville Cemetery Smith Cemetery Spanish Cemetery Specht Family Cemetery Staples Cemetery Staples Cemetery Staples Mexican Cemetery Stapper Cemetery Stautzen-Jacob Berger Cemetery Stein Cemetery Steinmeyer Family Cemetery Strong Cemetery Sweet Canaan Cemetery Sweet Home Cemetery Thornton Cemetery Thorton-Cemetery Hill Tobar Cemetery Tuttle Creek Cemetery Unknown (NW Of Clear Springs) Cemetery Unknown (S Of Guadalupe Mem Park) Cemetery Unknown Cemetery #1 New Salem Drive Unknown Cemetery #3 South Of I-10 On North Side Of Roosevelt Road. Near Smith Creek. Unknown Cemetery #4 South Of Nash Creek Cemetery On East Side Of Dix Road Unknown Cemetery #5 North Side Of 1150 In The Darst Oil Field Near Smith Creek Unknown Cemetery #7 Southeast Of New Braunfels, .5 Miles South Of The Guadalupe/Comal County Line. Vaughn Cemetery Vogel Family Cemetery Vorden-Baumm Cemetery Vordenbaum Cemetery Wade Cemetery Waller Cemetery Warncke Family Cemetery White Cemetery Wilhelm Dietert Cemetery York Creek Cemetery Zion Cemetery Zion Hill Cemetery Zorn Cemetery Zuehl Cemetery Zuehl Family Cemetery
The state flower of Texas is the bluebonnet. The flower blooms in the spring and is a common sight along the highways and in fields throughout the state.
Guadalupe County, located in south-central Texas, has a rich history that dates back thousands of years. The area was originally inhabited by various Native American tribes, including the Coahuiltecan, Karankawa, and Tonkawa tribes. These indigenous communities thrived off the region's abundant waterways and natural resources.

The area came under Spanish rule in the 18th century when Spanish explorers and missionaries arrived. In 1756, the Spanish established the Mission Nuestra SeƱora de Guadalupe de los Nacogdoches near present-day Seguin, marking the beginning of European settlement in the area. The mission was intended to convert and provide shelter for Native Americans, but it was eventually abandoned due to conflicts with local tribes.

During the turbulent years of the 19th century, Guadalupe County witnessed significant changes. In 1836, the Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution prompted a wave of Anglo-American settlers to move into the area. The county was officially established in 1846, and soon after, it became an important center for agriculture, particularly cotton production.

The county's growth continued during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The arrival of the railroad in the 1870s brought increased economic opportunities and facilitated trade with other regions of the state. By the early 20th century, Guadalupe County had a thriving economy with industries such as agriculture, oil and gas, and manufacturing.

Today, Guadalupe County retains its agricultural heritage while also being home to a diverse mix of industries and communities. It offers a unique blend of rural charm, natural beauty, and a growing suburban area. With its rich historical background and vibrant present, Guadalupe County remains an essential part of the Lone Star State.

This timeline provides a condensed summary of the historical journey of Guadalupe County, Texas.

  • 1838: Guadalupe County is established as a county in the Republic of Texas.
  • 1846: Guadalupe County becomes a part of the state of Texas after Texas is annexed by the United States.
  • 1848: The county seat of Guadalupe County is established in Seguin.
  • 1861-1865: Guadalupe County is greatly affected by the American Civil War.
  • 1876: The courthouse in Seguin is destroyed by fire but is rebuilt the following year.
  • Late 1800s: The county experiences significant growth with the introduction of the railroad and the development of agriculture and industry.
  • Early 1900s: Guadalupe County experiences further growth with the discovery of oil and gas in the area.
  • 1930s-1940s: Guadalupe County suffers from the effects of the Great Depression and World War II.
  • 1960s-1970s: The county experiences growth and development with the construction of Interstate 10 and the expansion of the petrochemical industry.
  • 2000s: Guadalupe County continues to grow and attract new residents and businesses.