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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Campbell_County,_Wyoming|Campbell County]]''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming Genealogy|Wyoming]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Campbell County'''
  
'''Campbell County, Wyoming''' is a county in north-eastern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].  
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Guide to '''Campbell County, Wyoming ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[[Image:Campbell County Wyoming.png|thumb|right]]
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== County Information ==
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Description ===
  
[http://ccg.co.campbell.wy.us/elected_officials/county_clerk.html Campbell County, Wyoming]
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Founded 1911. County Seat is Gillette.<ref>http://genealogytrails.com/wyo/campbell/ accessed 11/10/2016</ref>  Campbell County is located in north east section of the state.<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell_County,_Wyoming 11/10/2016</ref>
  
[http://www.ccgov.net/ Campbell County Courthouse]<br> 500 S Gillette Avenue Suite 220; <br>Gillette, WY 82716<br> Phone: 307.682.7285&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1912<br>and&nbsp;election records; Clerk Court has divorce, probate,<br>and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Campbell County, Wyoming</ref>
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{WY Courthouse Intro|Campbell}}
  
== History  ==
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Campbell County Courthouse<br>500 S Gillette Avenue Suite 220<br>Gillette, WY 82716<br>Phone: 307.682.7285<br>[http://www.ccgov.net/ '''Campbell County Website''']<br><br>
  
==== Parent County ====
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1912 and election records; <br>Clerk Court has divorce, probate, and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Campbell County, Wyoming</ref>
  
'''1911--'''Campbell County was organized 13 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook]] and [[Weston County, Wyoming|Weston]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Gillette <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== Campbell County, Wyoming Record Dates  ===
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|-
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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|-
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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|-
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>----*</center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1913*</center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>----*</center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1913</center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1885</center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1913</center>
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| colspan="7" | <center>'''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Campbell County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Campbell County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Campbell County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''</center>
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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<table><tr><td>
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wyoming/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Wyoming] - shows boundary changes for Wyoming Counties
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*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies Wyoming Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]<br>
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{{WY Boundary Changes Intro|Campbell}}
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*''Parent County:'' organized 13 February 1911 from [[Crook County, Wyoming Genealogy|Crook]] and [[Weston County, Wyoming Genealogy|Weston]] counties
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*''County Seat:'' Gillette <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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For animated maps illustrating Wyoming County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/wyoming/ "Rotating Formation Wyoming County Boundary Maps"] (1848-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.</td></tr></table>
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===Populated Places===
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The following are locations in the county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Campbell County, Wyoming," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell_County,_Wyoming#Communities accessed 19 November 2016.</ref>
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{{populated places
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| cities-col1=<div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gillette,_Wyoming Gillette]
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</div>
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| towns-col1=<div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wright,_Wyoming Wright]
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| villages-col1=
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| unincorp-col1=<div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recluse,_Wyoming Recluse]
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</div>
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| unincorp-col2=<div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rozet,_Wyoming Rozet]
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</div>
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| unincorp-col3=<div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weston,_Wyoming Weston]
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</div>
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| census-col1=<div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antelope_Valley-Crestview,_Wyoming Antelope Valley-Crestview]
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</div>
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| census-col2=<div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleepy_Hollow,_Wyoming Sleepy Hollow]
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| uncategorized-col1=<div>
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* Adon
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* Croton
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* Echeta</div>
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| uncategorized-col2=<div>
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* Rockypoint
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* Spotted Horse
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* Sunburst</div>
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| uncategorized-col3=<div>
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* Teckla
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* Wyodak</div>
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:{| {{Click|image:WY_ORP.png|Wyoming_Online_Genealogy_Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized=  February 13,  1911
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|county seat= Gillette
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|parent county= [[Crook County, Wyoming Genealogy|Crook]] and [[Weston County, Wyoming Genealogy|Weston]] <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|variant spellings=
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|county1= [[Converse County, Wyoming Genealogy|Converse]]
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|county2= [[Crook County, Wyoming Genealogy|Crook]]
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|county3= [[Johnson County, Wyoming Genealogy|Johnson]]
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|county4= [[Powder River County, Montana Genealogy|Powder River (MT)]]
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|county5= [[Sheridan County, Wyoming Genealogy|Sheridan]]
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|county6= [[Weston County, Wyoming Genealogy|Weston County]]</br><center>[[Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county7=
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|county8=
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|county9=
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|county10=
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|county courthouse= [[Image:WyomingCampbellCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]
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|county location in state= [[Image: Campbell County Wyoming.png|185x185px]]
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|adoption=
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}}
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{WY Resources Intro|Campbell}}
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{WY Bible Intro|Campbell}}
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Biographies ===
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{{WY Biographies Intro|Campbell}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{WY Business Records Intro|Campbell}}
  
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{WY Cemeteries Intro|Campbell}}
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{| style = "border:1px solid black; width:66%;  "
 
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| Adon
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Campbell County, Wyoming''' online and in print</center>
| Echeta
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rozet,_Wyoming Rozet]
 
| Teckla
 
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antelope_Valley-Crestview,_Wyoming Antelope Valley]  
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| width="21%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Campbell%2C+Gillette|subject|disp=Gillette}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleepy_Hollow,_Wyoming Sleepy Hollow]  
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* [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=53&GScnty=3121&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weston,_Wyoming Weston]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/wy/index.htm Interment.net]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/wyoming/wyoming.html USGenWeb]
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* [http://usgwarchives.net/wy/wyfiles.htm GenWeb Archives]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antelope_Valley-Crestview,_Wyoming Crestview]
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| width="21%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top"| <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in <br>Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often <br>more complete]])</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recluse,_Wyoming Recluse]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Campbell%2C+Spotted+Horse|subject|disp=Spotted Horse}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Campbell+county+Wyoming+cemetery WorldCat]
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Campbell%2C+Wright|subject|disp=Wright}}
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| Croton
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| width="21%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
| Rockypoint
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| Sunburst
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* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=53&CScnty=3121 Findagrave.com]
| Wyodak
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Wyoming&county=Campbell# Billion Graves]
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* [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localSearch.php?searchStr=+Enter+a+community+name&parseMethod=phrase&state=27&submit=Search Epodunk]
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* [https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/campbell-county-wyoming-cemetery-records.htm Access Genealogy]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Wyoming Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
 
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|type = USA
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|heading = Census
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell_County,_Wyoming "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1920 |5233
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|1930 |6720
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|1940 |6048
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|1950 |4839
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|1960 |5861
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|1970 |12957 
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|1980 |24367 
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|1990 |29370
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|2000 |33698
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|2010 |46133
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}}
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==== State Census Records ====
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*1860 - 1910 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3582 Wyoming Compiled Census, 1860-1910] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] Index ($)
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==== Federal Census Records ====
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Federal Censuses were taken for Wyoming starting in 1850. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[Wyoming Census]].
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
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=== Church Records ===
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{{WY Church Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Court Records ===
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{{WY Court Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Directories ===
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{{WY Directories Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{WY Emigration Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{WY Ethnic Groups Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{WY Funeral Homes Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{WY Genealogies Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{WY Guardianship Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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''Online Land Records''
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx Bureau of Land Management] website, some images available
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*'''1796 - 1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
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*'''1861 - 1936''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1861-1936] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images
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{{WY Land Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{WY Histories Intro|Campbell}}
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{{WY History Intro}}
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{WY Maps Intro|Campbell}}
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wyoming/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Wyoming] - shows boundary changes for Wyoming Counties
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*[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Browse/United_States/Wyoming/ Historical Maps and Atlases of wyoming] - maps and atlases of Wyoming
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[[Image:Wycampbell.jpg|300px|Wycampbell.jpg]]
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=== Migration ===
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{{WY Migration Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{WY Military Intro|Campbell}}
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''Civil War''<br>
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No known military units were raised specifically from Wyoming as it did not become a state until 1890. However men from the territories that became Wyoming fought in other units during the Civil War.<br>
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*'''1861 -1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932393|Dakota Territory Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].— index
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*'''1890''' {{RecordSearch|1877095| United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch].— index
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''World War I''<br>
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*1917 - 1918 {{RecordSearch|1968530|U.S. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — Index and images
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For further information see [[Wyoming Military Records]].
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{WY Naturalization Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Newspapers ===
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'' Wyoming Newspapers Online''
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*[http://newspapers.wyo.gov/ Wyoming Newspapers].
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com/explore/newspapers/all/usa/yoming GenealogyBank] - ($), contains images of Wyoming newspapers
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*[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/wyoming/ Newspaper Archive] - ($), contains images of Wyoming newspapers
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Chronicling America] - contains images of some Wyoming newspapers; [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/help/#basic_searching searching tips]
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*[http://elephind.com/ Elephind] - Free; search engine that retrieves newspaper images from other free newspaper websites
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''Wyoming Newspaper Catalogs''
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/ U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{WY Obituaries Intro|Campbell}}
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*'''1892-2014''' [https://www.ccgov.net/Archive.aspx?AMID=44 Campbell County]
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=== Other Records ===
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{{WY Other Records Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{WY Periodicals Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{WY Probate Intro|Campbell}}
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=== School Records ===
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{{WY Schools Intro|Campbell}}
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{WY Tax Intro|Campbell}}
  
*[[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse]]
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=== Vital Records ===
*[[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook]]
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{{WY Vital Intro|Campbell}}
*[[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]]
 
*[[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River County, Montana]]
 
*[[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan]]
 
*[[Weston County, Wyoming|Weston County]]
 
  
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==== Birth ====
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{{WY Vital Records - Birth Intro|Campbell}}
  
== Resources  ==
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*'''1905-2007''' [https://www.ccgov.net/Archive.aspx?AMID=41 Campbell County]
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Marriage ====
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*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] - Index, incomplete, [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm list of counties included]
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*'''1867 - 1941''' [http://www.findmypast.com/articles/world-records/full-list-of-united-states-records/birth-marriage-and-death/wyoming-marriages-1867-1941 Wyoming Marriages 1867-1941] at FindMyPast ($), index.
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*'''1877 - 1920''' {{RecordSearch|1708702|Wyoming, Marriages, 1877-1920}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]— Index
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*'''1877 - 1920''' [http://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30208/wyoming-marriages-1877-1920?s=218489221 Wyoming, Marriages, 1877-1920] at MyHeritage ($) — index.
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{{WY Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Campbell}}
  
==== Census  ====
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*'''1904-2014''' [https://www.ccgov.net/Archive.aspx?AMID=43 Campbell County]
  
{{Census|Wyoming}}  
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==== Death ====
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*[http://wyoarchives.state.wy.us/DCD/Index.aspx Wyoming Death Index] at Wyoming State Archives — index (currently contains only A-E, it is a work in progress)
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{{WY Vital Records - Death Intro|Campbell}}
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Divorce ====
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{{WY Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Campbell}}
  
==== Court  ====
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*'''1920-2014''' [https://www.ccgov.net/Archive.aspx?AMID=42 Campbell County]
  
==== Land  ====
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{WY Research Facilities Intro|Campbell}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Archives ===
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{{WY Archives Intro|Campbell}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
==== Military  ====
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:*[[Gillette Wyoming Family History Center]]
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Libraries ===
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{{WY Libraries Intro|Campbell}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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* [https://www.ccgov.net/614/Services Campbell County Library]
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Museums ===
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{{WY Museums Intro|Campbell}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies ==
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{{WY Societies Intro|Campbell}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''County, Township and City Societies'''
  
==== Family History Centers <br> ====
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:*'''[http://www.wyshs.org Campbell County Historical Society]'''<br>1103 CHRISTINCK AVE<br>GILLETTE WY 82717<br>[https://www.facebook.com/pg/campbellcountyhistoricalsociety/about/?ref=page_internal Facebook]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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'''Libraries'''
*[[Gillette Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites  ==
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:*'''[https://www.ccgov.net/384/Library Campbell County Public Library]'''<br>2101 S 4j Rd<br>Gillette, WY 82718, USA<br>Phone: 307-682-3223<br>Library Fax: 307-686-4009<br>Public Fax: 307-687-9236<br>Email: tll71@ccgov.net<br>Director: Terri Lesley
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycampbe/ The Campbell County WY GenWeb Project], a member of [[WYGenWeb|The WYGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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== Websites ==
*[http://ccg.co.campbell.wy.us/elected_officials/county_clerk.html County Clerk]
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{{WY Websites Intro|Campbell}}
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycampbe/lookups.html Lookups (GenWeb)]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wyoming/campbell-county/ Campbell County, WY History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/115913245178535432184 Wyoming Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/172613919473047/ Wyoming Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycampbe/ The Campbell County WY GenWeb Project], a member of [[WYGenWeb|The WYGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.ccgov.net/163/County-Clerk County Clerk]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]
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*{{FHL|Wyoming Campbell|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}} - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection. Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records.
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*[https://www.ccgov.net/491/Index-to-Births-Deaths-Marriages Campbell County Wyoming]
  
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Latest revision as of 21:27, 20 January 2017

United StatesGotoarrow.png Wyoming Gotoarrow.png Campbell County

Guide to Campbell County, Wyoming ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


County Information

Description

Founded 1911. County Seat is Gillette.[1] Campbell County is located in north east section of the state.[2]

County Courthouse

Campbell County Courthouse
500 S Gillette Avenue Suite 220
Gillette, WY 82716
Phone: 307.682.7285
Campbell County Website

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1912 and election records;
Clerk Court has divorce, probate, and court records[3]

Campbell County, Wyoming Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
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1913*
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1913
1885
1913
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes

  • Parent County: organized 13 February 1911 from Crook and Weston counties
  • County Seat: Gillette [4]
For animated maps illustrating Wyoming County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Wyoming County Boundary Maps" (1848-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places

The following are locations in the county:[5]

Cities
Towns
Unincorporated communites
Census-designated places
Uncategorized Places
  • Adon
  • Croton
  • Echeta
  • Rockypoint
  • Spotted Horse
  • Sunburst
  • Teckla
  • Wyodak



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County Facts
County seat: Gillette
Organized: February 13, 1911
Parent County(s): Crook and Weston [4]
Neighboring Counties
Converse  • Crook  • Johnson  • Powder River (MT)  • Sheridan  • Weston County
See County Maps
Courthouse
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Location Map
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Adoption
This page is available for adoption


Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Campbell County, Wyoming online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in
Print
(Often
more complete
)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Wyoming Cemeteries for more information

Census Records

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1920 5,233
1930 6,720 28.4%
1940 6,048 −10.0%
1950 4,839 −20.0%
1960 5,861 21.1%
1970 12,957 121.1%
1980 24,367 88.1%
1990 29,370 20.5%
2000 33,698 14.7%
2010 46,133 36.9%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

State Census Records

Federal Census Records

Federal Censuses were taken for Wyoming starting in 1850. For links to Federal census indexes, see Wyoming Census.

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

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Wyoming denominations, view the Wyoming Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

Guardianship

Land and Property Records

Online Land Records

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Wyoming Land and Property for additional information about early Wyoming land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Wyoming Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Migration

Military Records

Civil War
No known military units were raised specifically from Wyoming as it did not become a state until 1890. However men from the territories that became Wyoming fought in other units during the Civil War.

World War I

For further information see Wyoming Military Records.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Wyoming Newspapers Online

Wyoming Newspaper Catalogs

  • U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

In most counties in Wyoming, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Wyoming- Campbell - Probate records.

School Records

Tax Records

Wyoming tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records.

See also How to order Wyoming Vital Records, order electronically online $ or download an application for Wyoming Birth Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Birth

Marriage


Death

  • Wyoming Death Index at Wyoming State Archives — index (currently contains only A-E, it is a work in progress)


Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries

Museums

Societies

County, Township and City Societies

Libraries

  • Campbell County Public Library
    2101 S 4j Rd
    Gillette, WY 82718, USA
    Phone: 307-682-3223
    Library Fax: 307-686-4009
    Public Fax: 307-687-9236
    Email: tll71@ccgov.net
    Director: Terri Lesley

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. http://genealogytrails.com/wyo/campbell/ accessed 11/10/2016
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell_County,_Wyoming 11/10/2016
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Campbell County, Wyoming
  4. 4.0 4.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "Campbell County, Wyoming," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell_County,_Wyoming#Communities accessed 19 November 2016.