Platte County, Wyoming Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png Wyoming Gotoarrow.png Platte County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

'1911--'Platte County was created 9 February 1911 from Laramie County.  County seat: Wheatland [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bordeaux Curtis Guernsey Slater Westview Circle
Brinton Diamond Hartville Sunrise Wheatland
Cassa Dwyer Natwick Uva Y-O Ranch
Chugwater Glendo Sibylee Wendover







Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Platte County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).

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