Platte County, Wyoming

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Platte_County,_Wyoming|Platte County]]''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Platte County
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| state = Wyoming
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| founded year = 1911
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| founded date = February 9
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| seat = Wheatland
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| building address = Platte County Courthouse<br>806 9th Street<br>Wheatland, WY 82201<br>Phone: 307.322.3555<br>[http://www.parkcounty.us/ '''Platte County Website'''] }}
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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 class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" width="800" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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|-
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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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|-
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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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|}
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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}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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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>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== 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  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Platte_County,_Wyoming]]

Revision as of 01:42, 15 March 2013

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Online Records


Platte County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 9, 1911
County Seat Wheatland
Courthouse
Address Platte County Courthouse
806 9th Street
Wheatland, WY 82201
Phone: 307.322.3555
Platte County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

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).