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United States  > Wyoming > Lincoln County

County Courthouse


Parent County

'1913--'Lincoln County was created 20 February 1913 from Uinta County.  County seat: Kemmerer [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss




The following is a list of cemeteries in Lincoln County:

Cokeville Headstones and Obituaries (Sponsored by the Cokeville Historical Society)
  • Border Cemetery
  • Cokeville Cemetery
  • Geneva Cemetery
  • Raymond Cemetery
  • Sage Cemetery
  • Smith Fork Cemetery
Kemmerer Headstones (Sponsored by the Lincoln County Historical Society)
  • Beaver Cemetrey
  • Diamondville Cemetery
  • Ham's Fork Cemetery
  • Holden Cemetery
  • Kemmerer Cemetery
  • Twin Creeks Cemetery
  • Viola-LaBarge Cemetery
Star Valley Headstones and Obituaries (Sponsored by the Star Valley Historical Society)
  • Afton Cemetery
  • Alpine Cemetery
  • Amesville Cemetery
  • Auburn Cemetery
  • Bedford Cemetery
  • Etna Cemetery
  • Fairview Cemetery
  • Freedom Cemetery
  • Grover Cemetery
  • Smoot Cemetery
  • Thayne Cemetery
  • Turnerville Cemetery

Star Valley Sexton Records


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Afton
  • Afton N.
  • Afton S.
  • Auburn
  • Bedford
  • Cokeville
  • Cumberland
  • Diamondvillle
  • Diamondville-Kemmerer
  • Elkol
  • Etna
  • Fairview
  • Freedom
  • Grover
  • Kemmerer
  • Kemmerer-Diamondville
  • Oakley
  • Osmond
  • Smoot
  • Thayne
  • Turnerville



Local Histories

Star Valley Oral Histories

Star Valley Pioneer Families (settled prior to 1886)



Early migration routes to and from Lincoln County, Wyoming Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:



Kemmerer Newspapers
Star Valley Newspapers



Vital Records

2,231 marriages from 12 Jan 1899 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map IV" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap4.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).