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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1867--''''''Sweetwater County''' was organized 27 December 1867&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Green River <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0, 43, 184); text-decoration: underline;">
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'''1867--''''''Sweetwater County''' was organized 27 December 1867&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Green River <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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| Arrowhead Springs
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| Arrowhead Springs  
| Creston Junction
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| Creston Junction  
| Kanda
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| Kanda  
| Red Desert
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| Red Desert  
 
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| Bairoil
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| Bairoil  
| Dines (hist.)
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| Dines (hist.)  
| Little America
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| Little America  
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| Sweeney Ranch
 
| Sweeney Ranch
 
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| Bitter Creek
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| Bitter Creek  
| Eden
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| Eden  
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| Riner
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| Riner  
 
| Table Rock
 
| Table Rock
 
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| Blairtown
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| Blairtown  
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| Monell
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| Monell  
| Robinson
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| Robinson  
 
| Thayer Junction
 
| Thayer Junction
 
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| Bryan
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| Bryan  
| Fort La Clede (hist.)
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| Fort La Clede (hist.)  
| North Rock Springs
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| North Rock Springs  
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| Tipton
 
| Tipton
 
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| Burntfork
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| Burntfork  
| Granger
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| Granger  
| Point of Rocks
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| Point of Rocks  
| Salt Wells
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| Salt Wells  
 
| Wamsutter
 
| Wamsutter
 
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| Clearview Acres
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| Clearview Acres  
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| South Superior
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| South Superior  
 
| Washam
 
| Washam
 
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| Creston
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| Creston  
| James Town
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| James Town  
| Quealy
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| Quealy  
| Squaw Hollow (hist.)
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| Squaw Hollow (hist.)  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]]  
 
*[[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]]  
 
*[[Lincoln County, Wyoming|Lincoln]]  
 
*[[Lincoln County, Wyoming|Lincoln]]  
*[[Moffat County, Colorado|Moffat County, Colorado <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228423421312_192"></span>]]  
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*[[Moffat County, Colorado|Moffat County, Colorado <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228423421312_192" />]]
*[[Sublette_County,_Wyoming|Sublette]]
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*[[Sublette County, Wyoming|Sublette]]  
 
*[[Summit County, Utah|Summit County, Utah]]  
 
*[[Summit County, Utah|Summit County, Utah]]  
 
*[[Uinta County, Wyoming|Uinta]]
 
*[[Uinta County, Wyoming|Uinta]]
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| Rock Springs, City Cemetery, Mountain View Section
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| Rock Springs, City Cemetery, Mountain View Section  
 
| 978.785/R1 V3r (some obituary records)
 
| 978.785/R1 V3r (some obituary records)
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
489 marriages from 7 Jun 1870 to 29 Sep 1898 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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489 marriages from 7 Jun 1870 to 29 Sep 1898 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205207&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sweetwater&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205207&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sweetwater&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
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== References  ==
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[[Category:Sweetwater_County,_Wyoming]]
 
[[Category:Sweetwater_County,_Wyoming]]
 
== References ==
 
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Revision as of 21:58, 12 March 2010

 United States  > Wyoming > Sweetwater County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

'1867--'Sweetwater County was organized 27 December 1867 as an original county.  County seat: Green River [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arrowhead Springs Creston Junction Kanda Red Desert Superior
Bairoil Dines (hist.) Little America Reliance Sweeney Ranch
Bitter Creek Eden McKinnon Riner Table Rock
Blairtown Farson Monell Robinson Thayer Junction
Bryan Fort La Clede (hist.) North Rock Springs Rock Springs Tipton
Burntfork Granger Point of Rocks Salt Wells Wamsutter
Clearview Acres Green River Purple Sage South Superior Washam
Creston James Town Quealy Squaw Hollow (hist.) Winton












Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Bryon "Railroad Section" 978.785 V3m, 978.785 V3ma
Farson, Eden Valley 978.785 V3ma
Green River 978.785/G1 V3s
Green River, Riverview Memorial 978.785 V3m, 978.785 V3ma
Rock Springs, City Cemetery, Mountain View Section 978.785/R1 V3r (some obituary records)
Rock Springs, Rest Haven Memorial Garden 978.785 V3ma
Superior 978.785/S1 V3b, 978.785 V3ma

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Green River, McKinnon, Reliance, Rock Springs,Rock Springs 1st, Rock Springs 2nd, Superior and Winton .

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

489 marriages from 7 Jun 1870 to 29 Sep 1898 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

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).