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== Societies and Libraries  ==
== Societies and Libraries  ==
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*[[Madison Wisconsin Family History Center]]
== Web Sites  ==
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 17:32, 17 September 2011

Template:Wisconsin-stubUnited States  > Wisconsin > Dane County
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County Courthouse

Dane County's Administrative offices are located in the joint City-County Building at 210 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., directly south of the State Capitol.

This building houses the Register of Deeds office for the county. It is in this office that both deeds and vital records are filed.

Nearest public parking is approximately 2 blocks east in the city garage.


Parent County

1836--Dane County was created 7 December 1836 from Crawford, Iowa and Milwaukee Counties.
County seat: Madison [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free unindexed Internet images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site. This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.




Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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