Scott County, Missouri Genealogy
Guide to Scott County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Scott County, Missouri|
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
|Founded||December 28, 1821|
|Address|| Scott County Courthouse|
PO Box 188
Benton, MO 63736-0188
Scott County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records;
Probate Judge has probate records
- See an interactive map of Scott County border changes at N2Genealogy.
- The State Historical Society of Missouri has information on historical Missouri place names for all 114 Missouri Counties.
For tips on accessing Scott County, Missouri Genealogy census records online, see: Missouri Census.
- Map of Scott County townships (Histopolis)
- The University of Missouri Digital Library has digital copies of Missouri county plat books (ca. 1930) for all Missouri counties including Scott County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.
- 1840-1855, 1863-1876 - Scott County Marriage Index 1840-1855, 1863-1876. Batch M515801 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1865-1881 - Scott County Marriage Index 1865-1885. Batch M515803 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1871-1881 - Scott County Marriage Index 1871-1881. Batch M515802 at FamilySearch - free.
- Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
- 1883-1886 - Scott County Death Index, Volume 1, 1883-1886. Batch B515316 at FamilySearch - free.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- 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), Scott County, Missouri. Page 405 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.