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Uinta County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 1, 1869
County Seat Evanston
Courthouse
Address Uinta County Courthouse
225 9th Street
PO Box 810
Evanston, WY 82931
Phone: 307.783.0306
Uinta County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1872,
land records from 1870 and military discharge records
from 1902; Clerk Dis Ct has div & pro rec; see Nebrasla
for 1860 census[1]

History

Parent County

1869-- Uinta County was created 1 December 1869 as an original county. County seat: Evanston [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Almy Beartown Elkhurst Lonetree Robertson
Altamont Bridger Evanston Lyman Spring Valley
Antelope Bridger Butte Fort Bridger Millburne Urie
Aspen Carter Hampton Mountain View Verne
Bear River Carter Cedars Hilliard Piedmont



Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Wyoming, Uinta, Almy - Cemeteries [1]
  • Bonnett, Elaine F [2]
Evanston 978.784/E1 v22e
Fort Bridger  1872-1992 978.784 V3r   1697953 item 4
Lyman  1872-1992 978.784 V3r   1697953 item 4
Millburne 978.784 V3r   1697953 item 4
  • “Cemeteries in Uinta Co. Wyoming” - Part 1, Fort Bridger Cemetery Book Transcript of Ft. Bridger, Lyman and Millburne Cemeteries – 1872-1992 Contributed for use in the USGenWeb  Archives March 24, 2003 by Heather Dodge hdodge@union-tel.com with permission from Project Coordinators: Patricia Robbins, Ruth Robbins, Susan Tippets

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Almy, Evanston, Evanston 1st, Evanston 2nd, Evanston 3rd, Hilliard Lyman Millburne Mountain View and Spring Valley


Wyoming, Uinta, Almy - Church records

Almy Ward Records

Court

  • Uinta County Courthouse225 9th Street
    Evanston, WY 82930-3473
    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 810
    Evanston, WY 82931-0810

The Uinta County Clerk and Recorder's office issues marriage licences and maintains records of land transactions

Land

  •  County land records are maintained by the County Clerk and Recorder's office.
  • The Family History Library has microfilmed deeds, mortgages, and chattle mortgages in the Uinta County Clerk's office beginning around 1872. Check the Family history Library Catalog for exact dates and film numbers. All the records have indexes. 
  • Also check the Bureau of Land Management and General Land office website for land patents in this county at http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/.

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Uinta County Clerk and Recorder

4,384 marriages from 31 Jan 1862 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

  • Fort Bridger Historical Association‎
    Fort Bridger, WY 82933
    (307) 782-7645‎

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Uinta 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 IV" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap4.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).
  6. Wikipedia contributors, "Cherokee Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherokee_Trail (accessed 19 July 2011).

 

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