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Greeley 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

Greeley County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Greeley County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Founded March 1, 1871
County Seat Greeley
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Address Greeley County Courthouse
P.O. Box 287
Greeley, Nebraska 68842
Phone: 308.428.3625


County Courthouse

Greeley County Courthouse
P.O. Box 287
Greeley, NE 68842
Phone: 308.428.3625

County Clerk has marriage, land, military and naturalization records.
County Court has probate records. Clerk Discharge Court has divorce
and court records. [1]


Parent County

1871--Greeley County was created 1 March 1871 from unorganized territory. County seat: Greeley [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories






Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

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), Greeley County, Nebraska page 431, 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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