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Guide to Hot Springs County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Hot Springs County, Wyoming|
Location in the state of Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
|Founded||February 9, 1911|
|Address|| Hot Springs County Courthouse|
415 Arapahoe Street
Thermopolis, WY 82443
Hot Springs County Website
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
- Parent County: Hot Springs County was originally included in Fremont County. In 1890 Big Horn County was split off Fremont which included Hot Springs. Then in 1911 Hot Springs County was split off Big Horn.Big Horn County
- County seat: Thermopolis 
- Neighboring Counties: Fremont | [[[Park County, Wyoming|Park]] | Washakie
For tips on accessing Hot Springs County, Wyoming census records online, see: Wyoming Census.
Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Wyoming denominations, view the Wyoming Church Records wiki page.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
Local histories are available for Hot Springs County, Wyoming. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Wyoming Local Histories.
Land and Property
Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.
See Wyoming Land and Property for additional information about early Wyoming land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.
Naturalization and Citizenship
Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Hot Springs County, Wyoming newspapers in online catalogs like:
In most counties in Wyoming, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.
The Family History Library Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Wyoming- Albany - Probate records.
County clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land records; clerk district court has divorce, probate and court records; land records; land records transcribed from Fremont County
Family History Centers
Wyoming tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.
Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records.
- Western States Marriage Index over 992 marriages from 1 Jan 1900
|East Thermopolis||Kirby||Minnesota||Red Lane|
|Grass Creek||Lucerne||Owl Creek||Thermopolis|
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Hot Springs County, Wyoming
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