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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.parkcounty.us/ Platte County Courthouse]<br> 806 9th Street<br> Wheatland, WY 82201<br> Phone: 307.322.3555&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1890; <br>Clerk District Court has&nbsp;divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Platte County, Wyoming</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1911--'''Platte County was created from Laramie County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Wheatland <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1911--''''''Platte''' County was created 9 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Wheatland <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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{| width="800" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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| Bordeaux
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| Curtis
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guernsey,_Wyoming Guernsey]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slater,_Wyoming Slater]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westview_Circle,_Wyoming Westview Circle]
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| Brinton
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| Diamond
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartville,_Wyoming Hartville]
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| Sunrise
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheatland,_Wyoming Wheatland]
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| Cassa
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| Dwyer
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| Natwick
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| Uva
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y-O_Ranch,_Wyoming Y-O Ranch]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Platte%2C+Chugwater|subject|disp=Chugwater}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glendo,_Wyoming Glendo]
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| Sibylee
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| Wendover
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]]
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*[[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse]]
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*[[Goshen County, Wyoming|Goshen]]
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*[[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]]
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*[[Niobrara County, Wyoming|Niobrara]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
  
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platte_River Platte River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>"The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Wheatland Wyoming Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Platte|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 23:29, 27 December 2012

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Platte County Courthouse
806 9th Street
Wheatland, WY 82201
Phone: 307.322.3555 

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1890;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

'1911--'Platte County was created 9 February 1911 from Laramie County.  County seat: Wheatland [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bordeaux Curtis Guernsey Slater Westview Circle
Brinton Diamond Hartville Sunrise Wheatland
Cassa Dwyer Natwick Uva Y-O Ranch
Chugwater Glendo Sibylee Wendover







Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Platte County, Wyoming census records online, see: Wyoming Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Platte County, Wyoming for European and African American settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Platte County, Wyoming
  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 III" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).