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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Eureka County | county_map = | state = Nevada | state_map = Nevada.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1873 | founded date = March 1 | seat = Lander | building image = | building address = Eureka County Courthouse
602 Eureka Eureka County Courthouse
701 S Main Street PO Box 677
Eureka, NV 89316-0677
Phone: 775.237.5262


County Courthouse

Eureka County Courthouse
701 S Main Street PO Box 677
Eureka, NV 89316-0677
Phone: 775.237.5262

County Recorder has birth, marriage, death, burial and land records.
County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1874. [1]


Parent County

1873--Eureka County was created 1 March 1873 from Lander County.  County seat: Eureka [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Alpha Corwin Mineral Shoshone
Barth Crescent Valley Palisade Tonkin
Beowawe Dunphy Primeaux Union
Blackburn Eureka Rixies
Buckhorn Harney Ruby Hill
Cluro Leeville Shannon

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Early migration routes to and from Eureka County, Nevada Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:





Vital Records

1,031 marriages from 22 Feb 1870 to 8 Feb 1936 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Eureka County Historical Society
31 S Main St. St 1
P. O. Box 283
Eureka, Nevada 89316
Phone: (775) 237-6006

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), Eureka County, Oregon page 442, 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. National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in California National Historic Trail at (accessed 2 August 2011).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at (accessed 2 August 2011).
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at (accessed 4 August 2011).
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