Keya Paha County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide

Keya Paha County, Nebraska (Map It) was created on November 04, 1884 from Brown County and Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory (Indian Territory). The county was named for the Dakota words Ké-ya Pa-há Wa-kpá, which, translated, mean turtle hill river. Learn More About State of Nebraska History

Keya Paha County is bordered by Tripp County, South Dakota  (north), Gregory County, South Dakota  (northeast), Boyd County  (east), Holt County  (southeast), Rock County  (south), Brown County  (south), Cherry County  (west), Todd County, South Dakota  (northwest).

Keya Paha County Cities and Towns include Burton, Mills, Springview.

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

Keya Paha County, Nebraska Courthouse Records

Keya Paha County, Nebraska Courthouse
Keya Paha County, NE Courthouse

The Keya Paha County Courthouse is located in Springview, 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 Keya Paha 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.

  • Keya Paha County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1885. 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.
  • Keya Paha County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1881. 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.
  • Keya Paha Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1884 and Court Records from 1884. 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 1884,400, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain and function as juvenile courts.

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