Welcome to the Amarillo Genealogical Society! We are excited you found our page!
Explore our website and consider becoming a member of our society. Amarillo Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization formed in 1957. Everyone is welcome from beginner to expert genealogist.
Research at the Downtown Amarillo Public Library
We have six computers available for patron use, with the following free subscription websites:
Ancestry, World Vital Records, and Tex Share Database.
In addition we have three microfilm reader/printers and you can download your information to a USB and not to mention periodicals, maps and other resources.
The library also has a KIC Scanner which will allow you to copy two face-up, full color pages up to 17x24 with a single touch, create full color electronic images and/or paper copies, review electronic images before saving or printing copies, collate by dragging images into proper order with your fingertip, select file formats such as PDF, JPEG, PNG & TIFF, create audio (MP3) output with the touch of a button, transfer images directly to your tablet or smart phone using its camera, Output to google Docs/Google Apps for Education and other cloud-based tools can be simplified with preprogramed hot-keys, insert a USB flash memory device and "oh the places you will go." Stop by and you never know what you will discover.
Amarillo Genealogical Society is a Member of Texas State Genealogical Society
The Texas State Genealogical Society (TSGS) was founded on November 28, 1960, in Fort Worth, Texas, and is incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas as an educational and literary corporation.The purpose of TSGS is to promote, assist, develop, and conserve the genealogical and historical resources of Texas and to cooperate with local, regional, and statewide groups in promoting an awareness of the need to preserve family heritage.