Chase County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide

Chase County, Nebraska (Map It) was created on February 27, 1873 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory. The county was named in honor of Champion S. Chase, a mayor of Omaha, Nebraska who served as Nebraska's first attorney general. Learn More About State of Nebraska History

Chase County is bordered by Hayes County  (east), Dundy County  (south), Yuma County, Colorado  (southwest), Phillips County, Colorado  (west), Perkins County  (north).

Chase County Cities and Towns include Imperial, Lamar, Wauneta.

A Map of Chase County, Nebraska contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Chase County, Nebraska Courthouse Records

Chase County, Nebraska Courthouse
Chase County, NE Courthouse

The Chase County Courthouse is located in Imperial, Nebraska. Learn More About State of Nebraska Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Chase county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered. Attached for administrative purposes to Frontier County until 1877, then to Hales County until 1886.

  • Chase County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1887. The County Clerk is responsible for Marriage Licenses and can also be expected to hold delayed birth registrations. Other records of interest to the researcher include military discharges, voter registrations, estray notices, marks and brands, physician’s registers, farm and ranch names, and school registers.
  • Chase County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1887. The County Register of Deeds is responsible for maintaining and securing the land records of the county. The duties include preserving of old land records and maintaining records that have been recorded which include, warranty deeds, mortgages, deeds of trust, plats and any other documents that affect a specific piece of land in the county.
  • Chase Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1887 and Court Records from 1886. The Clerk of Courts duties include misdemeanor cases, including preliminary hearing in felony cases, civil cases involving less than $45,000, small claims involving less than 1886,400, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain and function as juvenile courts.

Chase County, Nebraska Census Records

Chase County, Nebraska Vital Records

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