Big Horn County, Wyoming

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn County]]''  
  
 
'''Big Horn County, Wyoming''' is a county in northern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]]  
 
'''Big Horn County, Wyoming''' is a county in northern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]]  
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| building address = Big Horn County Courthouse<br>420 W C Street<br>Basin, WY 82410<br>Phone: 307.568.2357<br>[http://www.bighorncountywy.gov/ '''Big Horn County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Big Horn County Courthouse<br>420 W C Street<br>Basin, WY 82410<br>Phone: 307.568.2357<br>[http://www.bighorncountywy.gov/ '''Big Horn County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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County Courthouse  
  
 
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1896; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1896<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Big Horn County, Wyoming</ref>  
 
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1896; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1896<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Big Horn County, Wyoming</ref>  
  
== History ==
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==== Parent County ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 12 March 1890 [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]], [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]], and [[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan]] Counties
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*'''County Seat:''' Basin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn County, Montana]] | [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon County, Montana]] | [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]] | [[Park County, Wyoming|Park]] | [[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan]] | [[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
  
'''1890--'''Big Horn County was created 12 March 1890&nbsp;from [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]], [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]], and [[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Basin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== Resources ===
 
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*[[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn County, Montana]]
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Revision as of 21:04, 16 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Wyoming Gotoarrow.png Big Horn County

Big Horn County, Wyoming is a county in northern Wyoming

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Hand and keyboard.jpg Wyoming
Online Records


Big Horn County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 12, 1890
County Seat Basin
Courthouse
Address Big Horn County Courthouse
420 W C Street
Basin, WY 82410
Phone: 307.568.2357
Big Horn County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1896;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1896[1]

Contents

Historical Facts


Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Basin Deaver Greybull Lovell Penrose
Burlington Emblem Hyattville Manderson Quality (hist.)
Byron Flitners Corner Ionia Meadow Lark Lake Shell
Cowley Frannie Kane Otto



Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Basin, Belfry, Burlington, Byron, Cody, Cowley, Greybull, Ionia, Lovell, Lovell West and Otto.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

The bulk of the probate case files from the 1890's to the 1940's have been transferred to the Wyoming State Archives in Cheyenne. Check their website for additional details.

Taxation

Vital Records

1,936 marriages from 20 Jan 1897 to 13 Nov 1922 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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