Georgetown Title Company, Inc., has been serving residents and businesses in Williamson County for 125 years. Founded by Georgetown resident John Newton Ellyson, The Guarantee Abstract Company first opened its doors in 1893. It was later renamed Georgetown Title Company, Inc., when it was purchased by James A. Rehler in 1965.
Claude Hays became the manager of Georgetown Title, in 1970, and purchased the company from Mr. Rehler in 1975. It has remained a family business for nearly 40 years, with three generations currently on staff.
Georgetown Title received a Texas Treasure Business Award from the Texas Historical Commission (THC) in 2018. Consumers know when they spot the familiar Texas Treasure Business icon, they are doing business with a well-established, Texas-owned-and-operated business that has long contributed to job growth, stimulated the local economy, and generated state and local tax revenues.