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Custer County, Nebraska 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.

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Coordinates: 39.99°0′N 91.19°0′W / 39.99°N 91.19°W / 39.99; -91.19

Custer County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Custer County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Founded February 17, 1877
County Seat Broken Bow
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Address Custer County Courthouse
431 S. 10th Ave.
Broken Bow, Nebraska 68822-22099
Phone: 308.872.5701


County Courthouse

Custer County Courthouse
;431 S 10th Ave;
Broken Bow, NE 68822
Phone: 308.872.5701

County Clerk has birth records from 1910, death records from 1915,
obituaries from 1877 and pioneer biographical data.
County Historical Society has many other records.
County Judge has marriage records from 1878,
probate and court records from 1887.
Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1881.
Register of Deeds has records from 1880. [1]


Parent County

1877--Custer County was created 17 February 1877 from unorganized territory. County seat: Broken Bow [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Custer County, Nebraska Genealogy census records online, see: Nebraska Census.




Local Histories






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), Custer County, Nebraska page 429, 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).


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