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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 Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Platte County, Wyoming Genealogy 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).

 

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