Dakota County, Nebraska Genealogy
Dakota County, Nebraska genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.
|Dakota County, Nebraska|
Location in the state of Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
|Founded||March 7, 1855|
|County Seat||Dakota City|
|Address|| Dakota County Courthouse|
P.O. Box 39
Dakota City, Nebraska 68731-0039
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Dakota County Courthouse
;1601 Broadway Street
Dakota City, NE 68731
County Clerk has marriage records from 1856
and military records from 1921.
County Court has probate records from 1858.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1856.
Clerk District Court has divorce and court records from
from 1862 and naturalization records. 
For tips on accessing Dakota County, Nebraska Genealogy census records online, see: Nebraska Census.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dakota County, Nebraska page 429, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).