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  • Natrona County, Wyoming —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 5, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Carbon County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1888
    County Seat:  Casper, Wyoming

    County history - Natrona County is named for a mineral deposit (Natron - sodium carbonate decahydrate) found in the area. Natrona means natron in Spanish.

    Natrona Courthouse
    GHLL Natrona County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Natrona County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Natrona County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Natrona County Genealogical Society / Casper, WY)
    6. US/WYGenWeb site - Natrona County Archives
    7. US/WYGenWeb - Natrona County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Natrona County Clerk, 200 North Center, Casper, WY 82601-1949.
               Note:  Marriage & divorce records prior to 1941 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted or the license was issued. Fees vary. Death, marriage & divorce records over 50 years old may be obtained from the Wyoming State Archives.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Johnson County (north), Converse County (east), Carbon County (south), Fremont
                County
    (west), Washakie County (northwest).

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        County-Clerks.com - County-Clerks.com is a directory of every single county clerk's office in the USA.
             There are over 3,000 county clerks offices that we have contact information for. - Quoted from web site.
        Directory of Superior Courts - This directory lists court locations in Natrona County Wyoming.

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Natrona county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Niobrara County, Wyoming —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 3, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Converse County, 21-Feb-1911.
    Established:  08-Jan-1913
    County Seat:  Lusk, Wyoming

    County history - The name "Niobrara" is taken from the Omaha-Ponca Indian name Ni (water) obthatha (spreading) ke (horizontally). It was called "Running Water" by early settlers. The Cheyenne Indian name for the Niobrara was Hisse yovi yoe, which means unexpected or surprise river. They came upon it suddenly on the prairie, as it was only marked by a few trees.

    Niobrara Courthouse
    GHLL Niobrara County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Niobrara County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Stagecoach Museum (Historical Society)
          322 South Main Street
          Lusk, WY 82225

    5. US/WYGenWeb site - Niobrara County Archives
    6. US/WYGenWeb - Niobrara County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Niobrara County Clerk, P.O. Box 420, Lusk, WY 82225.
               Note:  Marriage & divorce records prior to 1941 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted or the license was issued. Fees vary. Death, marriage & divorce records over 50 years old may be obtained from the Wyoming State Archives.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Weston County (north), Custer County, South Dakota (northeast), Fall River County,
             South Dakota (east), Sioux County, Nebraska (southeast), Goshen County (south),
             Platte County (southwest), Converse County (west).

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        County-Clerks.com - County-Clerks.com is a directory of every single county clerk's office in the USA.
             There are over 3,000 county clerks offices that we have contact information for. - Quoted from web site.
        Directory of Superior Courts - This directory lists court locations in Niobrara County Wyoming.

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Niobrara county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Park County, Wyoming —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 24, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Big Horn County and Laramie County and [then] Dakota Territory.
    Established:  15-Feb-1909
    County Seat:  Cody, Wyoming

    County history - Park County is a descriptive name relating to the location of the Yellowstone National Park, which includes most of the county.

    Park Courthouse
    GHLL Park County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Park County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/WYGenWeb site - Park County Archives
    7. US/WYGenWeb - Park County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Park County Clerk, P.O. Box 160, Cody, WY 82414-0160.
               Note:  Marriage & divorce records prior to 1941 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted or the license was issued. Fees vary. Death, marriage & divorce records over 50 years old may be obtained from the Wyoming State Archives.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Park County, Montana (north), Carbon County, Montana (northeast), Big Horn County
             (east), Washakie County (east-southeast), Hot Springs County (southeast), Fremont
                County
    (south), Teton County (southwest), Gallatin County, Montana (northwest).

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    Census Information:
        1910 Census (T) - Federal Census, Park County, ED-27 and ED-29, (Text: 2 folders / 4pages).
        1920 Census (T) - Federal Census, Park County, ED 98, (Text: 4 folders / 8 pages).

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page & the item(s) which concern you.


  • Platte County, Wyoming —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 3, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Laramie County.
    Established:  21-Feb-1911
    County Seat:  Wheatland, Wyoming

    County history - Platte County takes its name from the North Platte River, which flows through the area.

    Platte Courthouse
    GHLL Platte County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Platte County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Wyoming State Historical Soc. Platte Co. Chapter / , WY)
    6. US/WYGenWeb site - Platte County Archives
    7. US/WYGenWeb - Platte County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Platte County Clerk, P.O. Box 728, Wheatland, WY 82201-0728.
               Note:  Marriage & divorce records prior to 1941 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted or the license was issued. Fees vary. Death, marriage & divorce records over 50 years old may be obtained from the Wyoming State Archives.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Sheridan County (northeast), Goshen County (east), Laramie County (south),
             Albany County (west), Converse County (northwest).

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    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Platte county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Sheridan County, Wyoming —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 26, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Johnson County.
    Established:  09-Mar-1888
    County Seat:  Sheridan, Wyoming

    County history - Sheridan County is named in honor of Philip Sheridan, American Civil War general.

    Sheridan Courthouse
    GHLL Sheridan County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Sheridan County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Sheridan Genealogical Society / Sheridan, WY)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Sheridan County Historical Society & Museum / Sheridan, WY)
    7. US/WYGenWeb site - Sheridan County Archives
    8. US/WYGenWeb - Sheridan County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Sheridan County Clerk & Recorder, 224 S Main St., Heridan, WY 82801-4855.
               Note:  Marriage & divorce records prior to 1941 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted or the license was issued. Fees vary. Death, marriage & divorce records over 50 years old may be obtained from the
      Wyoming State Archives.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Big Horn County, Montana (north), Powder River County, Montana (northeast),
             Campbell County (east), Johnson County (south), Big Horn County (west).

        Sheridan County Marriages - The Sheridan Genealogical Society compiled this index
             from original records.

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    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Sheridan county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Sublette County, Wyoming —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 8, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Freemont and Lincoln Counties.
    Established:  15-Feb-1921
    County Seat:  Pinedale, Wyoming

    County history - Sublette County is named in honor of William Lewis Sublette (1799-1845), fur trapper, pioneer and mountain man.

    Sublette Courthouse
    GHLL Sublette County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Sublette County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Sublette County Historical Society & Museum / Pinedale, WY)
    6. US/WYGenWeb site - Sublette County Archives
    7. US/WYGenWeb - Sublette County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Sublette County Clerk, 21 South Tyler Street, Pinedale, WY 82941.
               Note:  Marriage & divorce records prior to 1941 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted or the license was issued. Fees vary. Death, marriage & divorce records over 50 years old may be obtained from the
      Wyoming State Archives.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Fremont County (east), Sweetwater County (southeast), Lincoln County
             (southwest), Teton County (northwest).

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    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page & the item(s) which concern you.


  • Sweetwater County, Wyoming —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 6, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Oregon Territory, [Sweetwater County was originally named Carter County before 01-Dec-1869].
    Established:  17-Dec-1867
    County Seat:  Green River, Wyoming

    County history - Sweetwater County is named after the Sweetwater River. In a valley, at the confluence of the Green River and Bitter Creek, the county is situated among some of the most famous and beautiful rock formations in the West.

    Sweetwater Courthouse
    GHLL Sweetwater County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Sweetwater County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/WYGenWeb - Sweetwater County Archives) (None found online at the time of this update.)
    7. US/WYGenWeb site - Sweetwater County Archives
    8. US/WYGenWeb - Sweetwater County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Sweetwater County Clerk, P.O. Box 730, Green River, WY 82935-0730.
               Note:  Marriage & divorce records prior to 1941 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted or the license was issued. Fees vary. Death, marriage & divorce records over 50 years old may be obtained from the
      Wyoming State Archives.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Fremont County (north), Carbon County (east), Moffat County, Colorado (south),
             Daggett County, Utah (southwest), Summit County, Utah (west-southwest), Uinta
                County
    (southwest), Lincoln County (west), Sublette County (northwest).

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        Sweetwater County Museum - Focusing primarily on the cultural heritage of SW Wyoming and the preservation of the
             history of Sweetwater County, the museum features collections of historical artifacts, photographs and
             documents. Located at 3 East Flaming Gorge Way in Green River, Wyoming.
    Census Information:
        1870 Census (I) and (T) - 4 Index pages and 26 Text pages
        1920 Census (T) - ED 79-83:  "Partial Text" and five pages.

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page & the item(s) which concern you.


  • Teton County, Wyoming —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 6, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Lincoln County.
    Established:  15-Feb-1921
    County Seat:  Jackson, Wyoming

    County history - Teton County is named for the Teton Mountains. Indians called them Tee-win-ot, three pinnacles. French trappers applied the name "Les Trois Tetons".

    Teton Courthouse
    GHLL Teton County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Teton County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum / Jackson, WY)
    6. US/WYGenWeb site - Teton County Archives
    7. US/WYGenWeb - Teton County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Teton County Clerk, 200 South Willow Street, Jackson WY 83001.
               Note:  Marriage & divorce records prior to 1941 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted or the license was issued. Fees vary. Death, marriage & divorce records over 50 years old may be obtained from the
      Wyoming State Archives.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Park County (north), Fremont County (east), Sublette County (southeast), Lincoln
                County
    (south), Bonneville County, Idaho and Teton County, Idaho (southwest),
             Fremont County, Idaho (west), Gallatin County, Montana (northwest).

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    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page & the item(s) which concern you.


  • Uinta County, Wyoming —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 8, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of territorial lands which later became Teton, Lincoln, Uinta and Sublette Counties [original County].
    Established:  01-Dec-1869
    County Seat:  Merrill then, Evanston, Wyoming

    County history - Uinta County is named for the Uintah Mountains, named in turn after the Uintah Native American people.

    Uinta Courthouse
    GHLL Uinta County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Uinta County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Uinta County Chapter WSHS / Lyman, WY)
    6. US/WYGenWeb site - Uinta County Archives
    7. US/WYGenWeb - Uinta County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Uinta County Clerk, 225 Ninth Street, Evanston, WY 82930-3415.
               Note:  Marriage & divorce records prior to 1941 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted or the license was issued. Fees vary. Death, marriage & divorce records over 50 years old may be obtained from the
      Wyoming State Archives.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Rich County, Utah (northwest), Lincoln County (north), Sweetwater County (east),
             Summit County, Utah (south).

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    Census Information:
        Uinta County - 1870 Federal Census

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page & the item(s) which concern you.


  • Washakie County, Wyoming —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 8, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Big Horn County.
    Established:  21-Feb-1911
    County Seat:  Worland, Wyoming

    County history - Washakie County is named in honor of the head chief of the Shoshone people, Chief Washakie, who became an ally of the US Government.

    Washakie Courthouse
    GHLL Washakie County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Washakie County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/WYGenWeb site - Washakie County Archives
    7. US/WYGenWeb - Washakie County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Washakie County Clerk, P.O. Box 260, Worland, WY 82401-0260.
               Note:  Marriage & divorce records prior to 1941 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted or the license was issued. Fees vary. Death, marriage & divorce records over 50 years old may be obtained from the
      Wyoming State Archives.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Big Horn County (north), Johnson County (east), Natrona County (southeast),
             Fremont County (south), Hot Springs County (west), Park County (northwest).

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        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page & the item(s) which concern you.


  • Weston County, Wyoming —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 18, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Crook County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1890
    County Seat:  Newcastle, Wyoming

    County history - Weston County is named in honor of Weston Harvey, who was instrumental in the railroad as it pushed its iron trail westward into Wyoming. However, there are some conflicting opinions and it is also thought that the county was named for John B. Weston, whose activities and influence brought the railroad into that section of Wyoming.

    Weston Courthouse
    GHLL Weston County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Weston County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/WYGenWeb site - Weston County Archives
    7. US/WYGenWeb - Weston County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Weston County Clerk, 1 West Main, Newcastle, WY 82701-2106.
               Note:  Marriage & divorce records prior to 1941 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted or the license was issued. Fees vary. Death, marriage & divorce records over 50 years old may be obtained from the Wyoming State Archives.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Crook County (north), Lawrence County, South Dakota (northeast), Pennington
                County, South Dakota
    (east), Custer County, South Dakota (southeast), Sheridan
                County
    (south), Converse County (southwest), Campbell County (west).

        Genealogy Trails - Weston County

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        County-Clerks.com - County-Clerks.com is a directory of every single county clerk's office in the USA.
             There are over 3,000 county clerks offices that we have contact information for. - Quoted from web site.
        Directory of Superior Courts - This directory lists court locations in Weston County Wyoming.

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Weston county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


    Census Information:
        1900 Census (I) - Federal Census, Weston County (Index: 1 page).

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page & the item(s) which concern you.



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