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United States Gotoarrow.png Massachusetts Gotoarrow.png Nantucket County

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County and town borders are identical in Nantucket County, Mass.

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Contents

County Courthouse

18 Broad Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
This also double as Nantucket Town Hall.

History

Parent County

  • Created 22 June 1695 from Dukes County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Town:

Nantucket - The Town of Nantucket is same as the whole county.

Villages:

Coskata | Madaket | Polpis | Shawkemo | Siasconset | Wauwinet

Neighboring Counties

Barnstable | Dukes | Suffolk County, New York

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Nantucket County, Massachusetts Genealogy census records online, see: Massachusetts Census.

State Census

1855 Massachusetts State Census—a free searchable index and images to the 1855 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search. This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1855, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.

1865 Massachusetts State Census—a free searchable index and images to the 1865 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1865, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].

 

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