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County Courthouse

Wabaunsee County Courthouse
215 Kansas Street
Alma, KS 66401
Phone: 785.765.3414

Formerly Richardson Co. Name changed to Wabaunsee 11 Feb 1859.
County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records 1892-1910.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records. [1]


Parent County

1855--Wabaunsee County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Alma [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Early migration routes to and from Wabaunsee County, Kansas Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:


     Civil War

         Men from Waubaunsee county enlisted in:

  • Second Infantry, Company B
  • Eighth Infantry, Company E
  • Second Cavalry, Companies A, B, F, K
  • Fifth Cavalry, Company A
  • Sixth Cavalry, Company F
  • Eighth Cavalry, Company E
  • Eleventh Cavalry, Companies E, G, K, L, M




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wabaunsee County, Kansas page 256, 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).
  3. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).


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