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Morrill 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

Morrill County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Morrill County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Founded November 12, 1908
County Seat Bridgeport
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Address Morrill County Courthouse
P.O. Box 610
Bridgeport, Nebraska 69336-0610
Phone: 308.262.0860


County Courthouse

Morrill County Courthouse;
PO Box 610;
Bridgeport, NE 69336-0610
Phone: 308.262.0860

County Clerk has birth, death and burial records from 1917
and land records from 1909.
County Judge has marriage and probate records. [1]


Parent County

1908--Morrill County was created 12 November 1908 from Cheyenne County. County seat: Bridgeport [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories



Early migration routes to and from Morrill County, Nebraska Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:





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), Morrill County, Nebraska page 433, 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. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map II" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at (accessed 18 July 2011).


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