Howell County, Missouri Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Howell County Courthouse
County Courthouse Square
West Plains, MO 65775
Phone: 417.256.2591 

County Clerk has birth records 1883-1895 and death records 1883-1893;
Circuit Clerk and Recorder Deeds has marriage, divorce, court and land 
land records; Associate Circuit Court has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1857--Howell County was created from Oregon and Ozark Counties. County seat: West Plains [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Howell County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

A history of southern Missouri and northern Arkansas being an account of the early settlements, the Civil War, the Ku-Klux, and times of peace (1907) by William Monks a resident of Howell County is available free online from Google Books.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Howell County, Missouri. Page 401 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).