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Guadalupe County, Texas Information
As of the 2010 census, the population in Guadalupe County, Texas was 1312,533. The county was created in 1846, named for the Guadalupe River, and Seguin is the county seat.
Indigenous Paleo-Indian hunter-gatherers were the first inhabitants of the area, thousands of years before European colonization. Later historic Indian tribes settled in the area, including Tonkawa, Karankawa, Kickapoo, Lipan Apache, and Comanche. In 1689, Alonso de Leon named the Guadalupe River for Spain in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. In 1806, French army officer José de la Baume, who later joined the Spanish army, was rewarded for his services to Spain with title to 27,000 acres of Texas land, the original El Capote Ranch. The grant was reaffirmed by the Republic of Mexico after it achieved independence. Following Mexico’s independence from Spain, Anglo-Americans from the United States settled in Texas in 1821 and claimed Mexican citizenship. In 1825, Guadalupe County was part of Green DeWitt’s petition for a land grant to establish a colony in Texas, which was approved by the Mexican government. From 1827 to 1835, twenty-two families settled the area as part of DeWitt’s colony. Following Texas’ gaining independence from Mexico (1836), 33 Gonzales Rangers and Republic veterans established Seguin. Founded as Walnut Springs in 1838, the settlement’s name was changed to Seguin the next year to honor Juan Nepomuceno Seguín, who had aided in the fight for independence. In 1840, the Virginian Michael Erskine acquired the El Capote Ranch for use as a cattle ranch. In 1842, the Republic of Texas organized Guadalupe County as a judicial county. The Texas Supreme Court declared judicial counties to be unconstitutional. In 1845, Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels secured title to 1,265 acres of the Veramendi grant in the northern part of the former judicial county. Following the annexation of Texas by the United States (1845), the Prussian immigrant August Wilhelm Schumann arrived on the Texas coast aboard the SS Franziska in 1846 and purchased 188 acres in Guadalupe County. Shortly thereafter, the state legislature established the present county from parts of Bexar and Gonzales counties. In 1846, during the war between the United States and Mexico, a wagon train of German immigrant settlers bought Guadalupe land from August Schumann. The following year the town of Schumannsville was established by German immigrants and named after him. Numerous German immigrants entered Texas at Galveston following the revolutions of 1848 in German states, settling in Guadalupe County and central Texas. After their own struggles, they tended to oppose slavery. The last Indian raid into the area was made by the Kickapoo in 1855. By 1860, there were 1,748 slaves of African descent in the county, generally brought in from the South by slaveholder migrants. In 1861, the people of the county voted 314–22 in favor of secession from the Union. Guadalupe County sent several troops to fight for the Confederate States Army. Following the end of the Civil War and the emancipation of the slaves (1865), a Freedmen’s Bureau office opened in 1866 in Seguin to supervise work contracts between former slaves and area farmers. Together, German Americans and African Americans joined the Republican Party, leading Guadalupe County to be a reliably Republican one into the 20th century, even after the state disfranchisement of African Americans in 1901 by imposition of a poll tax. By 1876, the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway reached Seguin. It was completed as far as San Antonio the following year. By 1880, ethnic Germans accounted for 40 percent of the county population. Tenant farming and sharecropping accounted for the operation of 25 percent of the county’s farms. By 1910, immigrants from Mexico accounted for 11½ percent of the country’s population. In 1929, oil was discovered at the Darst Creek oilfield. By 1930, tenant farming and sharecropping comprised 64 percent of the county’s farms. Over the next five decades, the economy changed markedly as the area became more urbanized and less dependent on agriculture. By 1982, professional and related services, manufacturing, and wholesale and retail trade involved nearly 60 percent of the work force in the area.
The total area of the county is 715 square miles, of which 711 square miles is land and four-square miles is water. Adjacent counties are:
Guadalupe County, Texas Sheriff Information
Arnold S. Zwicke, Sheriff
2617 N. Guadalupe
Seguin, Texas 78155
The mission of the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office is to provide professional law enforcement services to the citizens and visitors of Guadalupe County, to protect life and property, and to provide a safe, secure, and humane incarceration of inmates.
As of 2013, Guadalupe County ranked #139 in the state with 2,776 crimes reported during the year. That equates to 2,092.2 crimes per 100,000.
Guadalupe County Jail
2617 North Guadalupe Street
Seguin, TX 78155
Phone Number(s): 830-303-8866
Fax Number: 830-401-0501
Guadalupe County Court Information
Kyle Kutscher, County Judge
Guadalupe County Courthouse
101 East Court Street
Guadalupe County Clerk Information
Honorable Teresa Kiel, County Clerk
211 W. Court Street
Seguin, Texas 78155
Debi Crow, District Clerk
211 W. Court Street
Seguin, Texas 78155
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|Guadalupe County Jail Population Report|
|Data Collected Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:12 UTC from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards|
|Convicted Felons Sentenced County||5|
|Parole Violators New Charge||9|
|Convicted Sjf Sentenced County||1|
|Convicted Sjf Sentenced State||8|
|Percent Of Capacity||58.36|
Guadalupe County Texas Sheriff Office Address: 2617 N Guadalupe St, Seguin, TX 78155, United States
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