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Guide to Scott County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Scott County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 28, 1821
County Seat Benton
Courthouse
Address Scott County Courthouse
PO Box 188
Benton, MO 63736-0188
Phone: 573.545.3549
Scott County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


 

Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records;
Probate Judge has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1821--Scott County was created 28 December 1821 from New Madrid County. County seat: Benton [2]

Boundary Changes

  • See an interactive map of Scott County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Scott County, Missouri census records online, see: Missouri Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scott County, Missouri. Page 405 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).

 

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