Lander County, Nevada Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Lander County Courthouse
315 S Humboldt Street
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
County Clerk has marriage records from 1867,
divorce records, probate and court records from 1865.
County Auditor has some birth records. 
1862--Lander County was created 19 December 1862 as an original county. County seat: Battle Mountain 
|Argenta||Canon City||Gold Quartz||McCoy||Rennox|
|Battle Mountain||Dewitt Mill||Kampos||Petersons Mill||Yankee Blade|
|Buckingham Camp||Gold Acres||Kingston||Piute|
Early migration routes to and from Lander County, Nevada Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:
- California Trail 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
- Central Pacific Railroad since 1869 from Ogden, Utah to Sacramento, California
- Central Overland Trail 1859-1869 from Salt Lake City, Utah to Carson City, Nevada through central Nevada on a route south of the Humboldt River]
1,106 marriages from 18 Jul 1863 to 10 Dec 1949 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.
Societies and Libraries
Austin Historical Society
180 Main Street
Austin, NV 89310
Web site: http://www.ausnvhistsoc.com/
Round Mountain Public Library
73 Hadley Ln
Round Mountain, NV 89045
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Austin Nevada Family History Center
- Battle Mountain Nevada Family History Center
- 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), Lander County, Oregon page 442, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 2 August 2011).
- Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).
- Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Overland_Route (accessed 4 August 2011).