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Cherokee County, Oklahoma genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


County Courthouse

Cherokee County Courthouse
213 Delaware Street
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Phone: 918.456.3171 

Clerk Court has marriage, divorec, probate and court
records from 1907;  County Clerk has land records
from 1907 and military discharge records from 1917[1]


Parent County

1907--Cherokee County was created 16 July 1907 from Cherokee Lands.
County seat: Tahlequah [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Cherokee County, Oklahoma Genealogy census records online, see: Oklahoma Census.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Cherokee



Local Histories



Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Cherokee County

November 19, 1861 = Round Mountain[3] also known as Round Mountains

Map showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cherokee County, Oklahoma. Page 557 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)


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