Grant County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide

Grant County, Nebraska (Map It) was created on March 31, 1887 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory. The county was named in honor of Ulysses Simpson Grant, the eighteenth president of the United States and American Civil War general. Learn More About State of Nebraska History

Grant County is bordered by Cherry County (north), Hooker County (east), Arthur County (south), Garden County (west), Sheridan County (northwest).

Grant County Cities and Towns include Hyannis.

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

Grant County, Nebraska Courthouse Records

Grant County, Nebraska Courthouse
Grant County, NE Courthouse

The Grant County Courthouse is located in Hyannis, 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 Grant 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.

  • Grant County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1888. 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.
  • Grant County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1888. 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.
  • Grant Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1888 and Court Records from 1888. 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 1888,400, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain and function as juvenile courts.

Grant County, Nebraska Census Records

Grant County, Nebraska Vital Records

Grant County, Nebraska Resources

Grant County, Nebraska External Links

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