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).