Reference, maps and statistical information on the history, culture, politics, climate, economics, and geography of Texas. Includes each Texas County. Each edition has unique topical articles. 2010-current. (EBSCO)
Print: Current version JPL 2nd Floor Information Desk and Downtown Library; older editions available in JPL Stacks (AY311.G3)
Some content free online from Texas State Historical Commission
Archived online (free): Portal to Texas History (1857-2005)
County histories are important primary sources for historical and genealogical research, providing detailed coverage of local history, including information about individuals, families, and communities.
"The Office of the City Clerk maintains records of births, deaths, and fetal deaths that occur in the County of Bexar. Birth records are available from 1897, death records from 1873, and fetal death records from 1952."
Focal point for the distribution of Census information for Texas. Distributes population estimates and projections as well as other information from the federal & state government and other sources. Monitors demographic and socioeconomic changes in Texas to better inform the Texas executive and legislative branches.
From Texas Dept. of Health. Create customized statistical reports for birth, death, population and major trauma. For older years (1956-2002), see print: Texas Vital Statistics Texas Documents: JPL 3rd Floor H 600.8 .V83ST
Click on Election Results Archive to find numbers by precinct for elections in Bexar County back to 1994. There is a link for Voting Locations by Precinct. Data is complicated by the fact that early voters can vote outside their precincts.
Data from the U. S. Census Bureau and other Federal agencies, such as Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics, FBI, and Social Security Administration. Covers many general topics including demographic data, education, housing, crime, health, poverty, retail & wholesale trade, elections, and water use.