Albany County, Wyoming

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] > Albany County''  
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:''This article is about a southeastern Wyoming county. For other uses, see [[Albany]]''.
  
'''Albany County, Wyoming''' is a county in south-eastern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Albany_County,_Wyoming|Albany County]]''
  
<br>[[Image:Albany County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Location of Albany County in Wyoming]]  
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'''Albany County, Wyoming''' is in south-eastern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].
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[[Image:Albany County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Albany County Wyoming.png]]  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Albany County
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| state = Wyoming
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| founded year = 1868
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| founded date = December 16
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| seat = Laramie
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| building image =
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| building address = Albany County Courthouse<br>County Courthouse Rm 202<br>Laramie, WY 82070<br>Phone: 307.721.2541<br>[http://www.co.albany.wy.us/ '''Albany County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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The present Albany County courthouse was designed by Wilbur Hitchcock and constructed 1931 - 1932.&nbsp; ([http://www.flickr.com/photos/courthouselover/1087230487/ photo])
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County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage records from 1869, <br>burial records from 1885, land records from 1868 <br>and military records from 1919; Clerk District Court<br> has divorce, probate, court and naturalization records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Albany County, Wyoming</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wytttp/history/bartlett/chapter31.htm The History of Wyoming], published 1918, and edited by I.S. Bartlette,&nbsp;includes a chapter on the counties of Wyoming.&nbsp;Albany County is first and includes photos of the original courthouse, post office and other early buildings in Albany County.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1868--'''Albany County was an original county.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp; '''Laramie <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1868 - '''Albany County was created 16 December 1868 from Laramie County of Dakota Territory.&nbsp;It&nbsp;became one of the five&nbsp;original counties of Wyoming Territory&nbsp;which included Laramie and Carter County,&nbsp;created in 1867; Carbon and Albany Counties&nbsp;created in 1868; and Uinta County.
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<br>'''County seat:&nbsp; '''Laramie <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
*'''Cities:''' [[Laramie, Wyoming|Laramie]]
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" width="720" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
*'''Town:''' [[Rock River, Wyoming|Rock River]]<br>
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*'''Unincorporated Communities:''' [[Arlington, Wyoming|Arlington]] | [[Bosler, Wyoming|Bosler]] | [[Buford, Wyoming|Buford]] | [[Centennial, Wyoming|Centennial]] | [[Foxpark,Wyoming|Foxpark]] | [[Garrett, Wyoming|Garrett]] | [[Jelm, Wyoming|Jelm]] | [[Lookout, Wyoming|Lookout]] | [[McFadden, Wyoming|McFadden]] | [[Mountain Home, Wyoming|Mountain Home]] | [[Tie Siding, Wyoming|Tie Siding]] | [[Woods Landing, Wyoming|Woods Landing]]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albany,_Wyoming Albany]
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| Cooper Lake
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| Howell
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| Red Buttes
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| West Laramie
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| Binford
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| Dale Creek
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| Jelm
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| Rock Creek (hist.)
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| Wilcox
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosler,_Wyoming Bosler]  
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| Deerwood
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| Keystone
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_River,_Wyoming Rock River]  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woods_Landing-Jelm,_Wyoming Woods Landing]
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|-
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buford,_Wyoming Buford]
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| Foxpark  
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Albany%2C+Laramie|subject|disp=Laramie}}
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| Sherman
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| Wyocolo
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centennial,_Wyoming Centennial]
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| Hatton
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| Lookout  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Buttes,_Wyoming The Buttes]  
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| Wyoming
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| Collins (hist.)
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| Hermosa
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| Mountain Home  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tie_Siding,_Wyoming Tie Siding]  
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|}
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
Albany County is bordered on the west by [[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon County]], on the north by [[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse County]], and on the east by the counties of [[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]] and [[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]]  
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*[[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]]  
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*[[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse]]
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*[[Jackson County, Colorado|Jackson County, Colorado]]  
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*[[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]]
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*[[Larimer County, Colorado|Larimer County, Colorado]]
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*[[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]]  
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*[[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Established in 1881, [http://www.cityoflaramie.com/cityservices/cemetery/Cemterylistings.html Greenhill Cemetery]&nbsp;listings&nbsp;include names, date of death, age, row, block, lot and space.&nbsp; The Green Hill&nbsp;Cemetery [http://www.ci.laramie.wy.us/cityservices/cemetery/documents/CemeteryBrochure.pdf brochure] includes a map of the cemetery and contact information.
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
  
 
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Laramie
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Education  ====
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*[http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22University+of+Wyoming+Student+Yearbooks%22 University of Wyoming Yearbooks] - misc. volumes digiitzed and online at the Internet Archive
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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1,064 marriages from 8 Jun1869 to 6 Jan 1900 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*Albany Couny Genealogical Sociery<br>P.O. Box 6163<br>Laramie 82073
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*American Heritage Center<br>University of Wroming<br>Dept. 3924<br>1000 East University Avenue<br>Laramie, Wyoming 82061<br>Telephone: (307)766-4114<br>The American Heritage Center includes a manuscript collection about Wyoming and the American West, mining and more. They have a digital collection among which are many photos and documents as well as video and audio recordings.
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==== Family History Centers <br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Laramie_Wyoming_Family_History_Center Laramie Wyoming Family History Center]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyalbany/lookups.htm Lookups (GenWeb)]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyalbany/lookups.htm Lookups (GenWeb)]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albany_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albany_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205127&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Albany&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Albany|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://wyoming-genealogy.com/Albany-County-Genealogy.htm Albany County Genealogy] (Wyoming Genealogy)
  
 
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Revision as of 00:16, 15 March 2013

This article is about a southeastern Wyoming county. For other uses, see Albany.

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Albany County, Wyoming is in south-eastern Wyoming.

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Online Records


Albany County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 16, 1868
County Seat Laramie
Courthouse
Address Albany County Courthouse
County Courthouse Rm 202
Laramie, WY 82070
Phone: 307.721.2541
Albany County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

The present Albany County courthouse was designed by Wilbur Hitchcock and constructed 1931 - 1932.  (photo)

County Clerk has marriage records from 1869,
burial records from 1885, land records from 1868
and military records from 1919; Clerk District Court
has divorce, probate, court and naturalization records[1]

History

The History of Wyoming, published 1918, and edited by I.S. Bartlette, includes a chapter on the counties of Wyoming. Albany County is first and includes photos of the original courthouse, post office and other early buildings in Albany County.

Parent County

1868 - Albany County was created 16 December 1868 from Laramie County of Dakota Territory. It became one of the five original counties of Wyoming Territory which included Laramie and Carter County, created in 1867; Carbon and Albany Counties created in 1868; and Uinta County.


County seat:  Laramie [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Albany Cooper Lake Howell Red Buttes West Laramie
Binford Dale Creek Jelm Rock Creek (hist.) Wilcox
Bosler Deerwood Keystone Rock River Woods Landing
Buford Foxpark Laramie Sherman Wyocolo
Centennial Hatton Lookout The Buttes Wyoming
Collins (hist.) Hermosa Mountain Home Tie Siding









Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Established in 1881, Greenhill Cemetery listings include names, date of death, age, row, block, lot and space.  The Green Hill Cemetery brochure includes a map of the cemetery and contact information.

Census

For tips on accessing Albany County, Wyoming census records online, see: Wyoming Census.

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Laramie

Court

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

1,064 marriages from 8 Jun1869 to 6 Jan 1900 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

  • Albany Couny Genealogical Sociery
    P.O. Box 6163
    Laramie 82073
  • American Heritage Center
    University of Wroming
    Dept. 3924
    1000 East University Avenue
    Laramie, Wyoming 82061
    Telephone: (307)766-4114
    The American Heritage Center includes a manuscript collection about Wyoming and the American West, mining and more. They have a digital collection among which are many photos and documents as well as video and audio recordings.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Albany County, Wyoming
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).