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Revision as of 07:12, 6 August 2011

Template:Oklahoma-stubUnited States  > Oklahoma > Kiowa County

County Courthouse

P.O. Box 653
Hobart, OK 73651-0653
580-726-3377

History

Parent County

1901--Kiowa County was created in 1901 from Kiowa-Comanche-Apache and Caddo-Wichita lands.
County seat: Hobart [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Lawton newspapers that may have included Kiowa County residents. This database is free at some libraries.

Probate

Probate records may be available by contacting the County Clerk's office.

Taxation

Vital Records

See the article Oklahoma Vital Records for information about birth and death records.  These records are kept at the State level.

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).