Culberson County, Texas

Welcome to Culberson County. Culberson County is located in the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas. It is bordered by Eddy county, New Mexico to the north and by Hudspeth, Reeves, and Jeff Davis counties in Texas. Van Horn, the county seat, is about 120 miles east of El Paso in the southwestern part of the county.

Today Culberson County is best known as the site of Guadalupe Mountains National Park, which includes Guadalupe Peak and is a major tourist attraction. Read more Culberson County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Old and Historic Photographs

Photos of People and Businesses in Van Horn and Culberson County from the late 1880s until the 1960s are on line, thanks to the Clark Museum and The Portal To Texas History!  Browse over 470 images!

Looking for your ancestors in the 1920s & 1930s?

Take a look at the 1920 & 1930 Federal Census for Culberson County.  Digital Images online.  1920  1930  You can also search the 1920 census at FamilySearch   More Census Records