Dundy County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide

Dundy County, Nebraska (Map It) was created on February 27, 1873 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory. The county was named in honor of Elmer Scipio Dundy, a U.S. Circuit Court judge from Nebraska. Learn More About State of Nebraska History

Dundy County is bordered by Hitchcock County  (east), Rawlins County, Kansas  (southeast), Cheyenne County, Kansas  (south), Yuma County, Colorado  (west), Chase County  (north), Hayes County  (northeast).

Dundy County Cities and Towns include Benkelman, Haigler, Max, Parks.

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

Dundy County, Nebraska Courthouse Records

Dundy County, Nebraska Courthouse
Dundy County, NE Courthouse

The Dundy County Courthouse is located in Benkelman, 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 Dundy 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.

  • Dundy County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1873. 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.
  • Dundy County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1873. 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.
  • Dundy Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1873 and Court Records from 1873. 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 1873,400, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain and function as juvenile courts.

Dundy County, Nebraska Census Records

Dundy County, Nebraska Vital Records

Dundy County, Nebraska Resources

Dundy County, Nebraska External Links

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