Austin Texas Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Texas Austin FHC

The Austin Texas Family History Center is currently CLOSED until further notice due to the Corona Virus outbreak.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

The Austin Texas Family History Center is currently CLOSED until further notice due to the Corona Virus outbreak.

Location Map: Location Map

Official Website:

Address: 1000 E Rutherford Ln Austin Texas 78753

  • Park in the back of the building. Approach the back door on the left and ring the bell beside the door. One of the staff members will open the door for you.
  • Language:English

Phone: 512-837-3626


Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm and 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am-1:00 pm*
  • Saturday: 9:30 am-11:30 am

*The FHC will be closed the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month until further notice

Holiday Schedule 2020:

Family History Center Scheduled Closings 2020

January 1-6 (New Years)

March 16-21 (Spring Break)

April 4 (General Conference)

April 6-11 (Easter)

May 23 (Memorial Day Weekend)

June 30-July 4 (Independence Day)

September 5 (Labor Day Weekend)

September 26 (Stake Family History Fair)

October 3 (General Conference)

November 23-28  (Thanksgiving)

December 21 - 31 (Christmas Vacation)

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 5 desktop computers
  • 5 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfilm scanner/printer
  • 2 printers
  • 1 copier.

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Glenda - Scandinavian Research

Frances - Mexican Research

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Austin History Center

Texas State Library and Archives

Benson Latin American Collection

Perry-Castañeda Library:

Catholic Doocese of Austin:

Links[edit | edit source]

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]