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[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming Genealogy|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hot_Springs_County,_Wyoming|Hot Springs County]]  
  
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Guide to '''Hot Springs County, Wyoming ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[[Image:Hot Springs County Wyoming.png|thumb|right]]
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{{Click|Image:WY_ORP.png|Wyoming Online Genealogy Records}}
  
== County Courthouse ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Hot Springs County
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| county_map = Wy-hotsprings.png
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| state = Wyoming
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| state_map = Wyoming.png
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| founded year = 1911
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| founded date = February 9
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| seat = [[Thermopolis, Wyoming|Thermopolis]]  
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| building image =  
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| building address = Hot Springs County Courthouse<br>415 Arapahoe Street<br>Thermopolis, WY 82443<br>Phone: 307.864.3515<br>[http://www.hscounty.com/ '''Hot Springs County Website'''] }}
  
[http://www.hscounty.com/ Hot Springs County Courthouse]<br> 415 Arapahoe Street<br> Thermopolis, WY 82443<br> Phone: 307.864.3515&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 <br>and land records; Clerk District Court has divorce,<br>probate and court records; land records;<br> land records transcribed from Fremont County<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Hot Springs County, Wyoming</ref>
 
  
== History  ==
 
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1911--''''''Hot Springs''' County was created 9 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]], [[Park County, Wyoming|Park]] and [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]].<br>'''County seat:''' Thermopolis <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0, 43, 184); text-decoration: underline;"> </span>  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1912</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1911</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Hot Springs County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Hot Springs County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' Hot Springs County was originally included in Fremont County. In 1890 Big Horn County was split off Fremont which included Hot Springs. Then in 1911 Hot Springs County was split off Big Horn.[[Big Horn County, Wyoming Genealogy|Big Horn County]]  
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*'''County seat:''' Thermopolis <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0, 43, 184); text-decoration: underline;"> </span>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Fremont County, Wyoming Genealogy|Fremont]] | [[Park County, Wyoming Genealogy|Park]] | [[Washakie County, Wyoming Genealogy|Washakie]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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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.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Biography ====
  
{| width="800" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
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{| width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="6" border="1"
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the County'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=53&GScnty=3127&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=53&CScnty=3127 Findagrave]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/wy/index.htm Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Wyoming&county=Albany# Billion Graves]
 
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| East Thermopolis
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/wyoming/wyoming.html USGenWeb]
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirby,_Wyoming Kirby]  
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| Minnesota
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| Red Lane
 
 
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| Grass Creek
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/wy/wyfiles.htm GenWeb Archives]
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucerne,_Wyoming Lucerne]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owl_Creek,_Wyoming Owl Creek]  
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Hot+Springs%2C+Thermopolis|subject|disp=Thermopolis}}
 
 
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| Hamilton Dome
 
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
*[[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]]
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{{WY Church Intro}}
*[[Park County, Wyoming|Park]]
 
*[[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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:*Thermopolis-Gebo
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Census ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Gazetteers  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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==== History  ====
  
*Thermopolis-Gebo
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{{WY History Intro}}
  
==== Court  ====
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*{{FHL|574117|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{WY Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Wyhotsprings.jpg|300px|Wyhotsprings.jpg]]
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project]
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{{WY Newspaper abstracts|Hot_Springs}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{WY Probate Intro|Albany}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land records; clerk district court has divorce, probate and court records; land records; land records transcribed from Fremont County<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Hot Springs County, Wyoming</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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:*[[Thermopolis Wyoming Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{WY Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
992 marriages from 1 Jan 1900 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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{{WY Vital Intro}}
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Marriage =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] over 992 marriages from 1 Jan 1900
*[[Thermopolis Wyoming Family History Center]]
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'''1913-1920''' *{{FHL|766201|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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===== Death =====
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wyoming/hot-springs-county/ Hot Springs 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]
 
*[http://www.hscounty.com/clerk.html County Clerk]  
 
*[http://www.hscounty.com/clerk.html County Clerk]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyhotspr/ GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyhotspr/ GenWeb]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot_Springs_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot_Springs_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Hot+Springs|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Hot+Springs|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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{| width="800" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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| East Thermopolis
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirby,_Wyoming Kirby]
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| Minnesota
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| Red Lane
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| Grass Creek
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucerne,_Wyoming Lucerne]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owl_Creek,_Wyoming Owl Creek]
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| Thermopolis
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| Hamilton Dome
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== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
 
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{{Wyoming|Wyoming}} {{Wyoming-stub}}  
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{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}  
  
[[Category:Hot_Springs_County,_Wyoming]]
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[[Category:Wyoming Counties]]
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[[Category:Hot Springs County, Wyoming]]

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


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Hot Springs County, Wyoming
Map
Map of Wyoming highlighting Hot Springs County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 9, 1911
County Seat Thermopolis
Courthouse
Address Hot Springs County Courthouse
415 Arapahoe Street
Thermopolis, WY 82443
Phone: 307.864.3515
Hot Springs County Website




Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1913*
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1893
1912
1911
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent County: Hot Springs County was originally included in Fremont County. In 1890 Big Horn County was split off Fremont which included Hot Springs. Then in 1911 Hot Springs County was split off Big Horn.Big Horn County
  • County seat: Thermopolis [1]
  • Neighboring Counties: Fremont | Park | Washakie

Boundary Changes

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.

Record Loss

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

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.


Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the County
Findagrave Findagrave
Interment Billion Graves
USGenWeb
GenWeb Archives

Census

For tips on accessing Hot Springs 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.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Thermopolis-Gebo

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Hot Springs 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.

Land and Property

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.

Maps

Wyhotsprings.jpg

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Hot Springs County, Wyoming Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

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- Albany - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land records; clerk district court has divorce, probate and court records; land records; land records transcribed from Fremont County[2]

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. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

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

1913-1920 *Family History Library

Death

Websites

Places

East Thermopolis Kirby Minnesota Red Lane
Grass Creek Lucerne Owl Creek Thermopolis
Hamilton Dome









References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Hot Springs County, Wyoming