Okeechobee County, Florida Genealogy

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Okeechobee County, Florida
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Founded May 8, 1917
County Seat Okeechobee
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Florida  Gotoarrow.png  Okeechobee County

County Courthouse

Okeechobee County Courthouse
304 NW 2nd Street
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Phone: 863.763.6441


Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records
from 1917 and land records from 1880’s.
County Health Department has birth and death records. [1]

History

Parent County

1917--Okeechobee County was created 8 May 1917 from Brevard County.
County seat: Okeechobee [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Okeechobee County, Florida Genealogy census records online, see: Florida Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Okeechobee County, Florida Page 136 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).