Tulsa County, Oklahoma Genealogy

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Tulsa County, Oklahoma genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Tulsa County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Founded 1905
County Seat Tulsa
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Address Tulsa County Courthouse
500 S. Denver Ave.
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103-3835
Phone: 918.596.5000

County Courthouse

Tulsa County Courthouse
500 S Denver Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74103-3835
Phone: 918.596-5000 

Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1907[1]


Parent County

1905--Tulsa County was created in 1905 from Creek and Cherokee Lands.
County seat: Tulsa [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



The Tulsa Genealogical Society published a12-volume funeral home record.  These records cover the period from 1906 to 1986 and are available at the Family History Library.  An index to these volumes is found on the Tulsa Genealogical Society Website.

Individual cemeteries:


For tips on accessing Tulsa County, Oklahoma Genealogy census records online, see: Oklahoma Census.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Tulsa



Local Histories



Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Tulsa County

Map showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma




Oklahoma tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Genealogy Center of the Tulsa City-County Library

Tulsa Genealogical Society Home Page

Tulsa Historical Society

Broken Arrow Historical Society

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


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tulsa County, Oklahoma. Page 562 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)