Coconino County, Arizona Genealogy

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showing location of Coconino County

County Courthouse

History

Coconino County lies north of Phoenix and the county seat is Flagstaff, so named on account of a flagpole raising by the first settlers of the area. Today Flagstaff is the largest community in the county.

Parent County

1891--Coconino County was created 19 February 1891 from Yavapai County.  County seat: Flagstaff [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Calvary Cemetery 201 W. University Flagstaff, AZ 86001 Phone: 928-220-2317

  This is an older Catholic cemetery, founded in 1892 that is near the campus of Northern Arizona University.

Citizen's Cemetery 1300 N San Francisco St Flagstaff, AZ 86001 Phone: 928-774-6725

  The largest cemetery in Flagstaff that is run by the city. It is on the east side of the campus of Northern Arizona University.

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Flagstaff
  • Fredonia
  • Tuba

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Many early marriages are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

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