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Vernon County; 400 Courthouse Sq; St; Viroqua, WI 54665; Ph. 608.637.5380 Details: (Formerly Bad Ax Co. Name changed to Vernon 22 Mar 1862) (Reg of Deeds has b, m, d & land rec; Clk Cir Ct has div & ct rec; Reg in Pro has pro rec)

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Historical Facts

Parent County

1862 - Vernon County was created 22 March 1862 by the renaming of Bad Ax County. County seat: Viroqua [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

In the town of Forest is the Mount Tabor Cemetery. It is located in a very rural part of the county, on County Highway V. Even though the cemetery is listed under the town of Forest, Wisconsin, google maps places the cemetery in Hillsboro, Wisconsin. A common surname in this cemetery is Cox.

Census

Church History and Records

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Societies

Vernon County Historical Society
Viroqua, Wisconsin
e-mail: vcmuseum@frontiernet.net
fax: 608–637–8736
Facebook

The Vernon County Historical Society (VCHS) is the officially recognized county organization for the preservation of Vernon County's historical heritage. A genealogical class is held on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Check the online schedule for date and time.

Westby Area Historical Society
Thoreson House
101 Black River Ave
Westby WI 54667
608–634–4120

The Westby Area Historical Society (WAHS) meets on the first Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Thoreson House. Winter meetings are held at the Halvorson Apartments.

The first settlers arrived in Vernon County, Wisconsin in the 1840s, and many of their descendants are still in the area. Others have carried their heritage to the ends of the country and beyond. Our goal is to collect and preserve their stories, family artifacts and other memorabilia, and to educate future generations in the heritage of this community.

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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