Carbon County, Wyoming

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'''Carbon County, Wyoming''' is a county in southern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].  
 
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| building address = Carbon County Courthouse<br>PO Box 6<br>Rawlins, WY 82301<br>Phone: 307.328.2668<br>[http://www.carbonwy.com/ '''Carbon County Website'''] }}
  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.carbonwy.com/ Carbon County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 6; <br>Rawlins, WY 82301<br> Phone: 307.328.2668&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1876 <br>and land records from 1880; Clerk District&nbsp;<br>Court has divorce, probate and court records;<br>see Nebraska for 1860 census<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Carbon County, Wyoming</ref>  
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1876 <br>and land records from 1880; Clerk District&nbsp;<br>Court has divorce, probate and court records;<br>see Nebraska for 1860 census<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Carbon County, Wyoming</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 00:26, 15 March 2013

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Carbon County, Wyoming is a county in southern Wyoming.

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Online Records


Carbon County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 16, 1868
County Seat Rawlins
Courthouse
Address Carbon County Courthouse
PO Box 6
Rawlins, WY 82301
Phone: 307.328.2668
Carbon County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1876
and land records from 1880; Clerk District 
Court has divorce, probate and court records;
see Nebraska for 1860 census[1]

History

Parent County

1868--Carbon County was created 16 December 1868 as an original county. County seat: Rawlins [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Baggs Dillon (hist.) Ferris (hist.) Marvin Place (hist.) Riverside Sinclair
Battle (hist.) Dixon Fort Steele McFadden Rudefeha (hist.) Walcott
Benton Edson Grand Encampment(hist.) Medicine Bow Ryan Park Widdowfield (hist.)
Carbon Elk Mountain Hanna Morrisey (hist.) Sampo (hist.)
Copperton (hist.) Elmo Ivans Grove (hist.) Muddy Gap Saratoga
Coyote Springs Elwood (hist.) Lamont Rambler (hist.) Savery
Dexterville (hist.) Encampment Leo Rawlins Shirley (hist.)









Neighboring Counties

Albany
Converse
Fremont
Jackson County, Colorado
Moffat County, Colorado
Natrona
Routt County, Colorado
Sweetwater  

Resources

Cemeteries

For a list of people buried in the folowing Cemeteries see FHL 978.786 V3m:

Baggs,   Baker,  Anderson,  Encampment,  Grand Encampment, Mountain View-Riverside,  Wyoming State Penitentiary,  Rawlins City,  Saratoga,  Cadwell,  Indian Creek,  Baggott,  Overland Crossing,  Higby,  Battle,  Graves in County,  Kennaday,  Reader,  Elk Mountain,  Hanna,  Fort Steele,  Medicine Bow-Trails End Cemetery,  Carbon,  Dixon,  Mexican Flats,  Birdgulch,  McCarger,  Anderson Ranch,  Saulsbury Ranch  (These were recorded in the summer of 1998.  At the beginning of each section is directions to find the cemetery and a map of the cemetery.)

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Carbon County, Wyoming for European and African American settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

1,432 marriages from 21 Nov 1870 to 24 Nov 1909 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. Carbon County, Wyoming
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).