Wheeler County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide

Wheeler County, Nebraska (Map It) was created on February 17, 1877 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory. The county was named in honor of Daniel H. Wheeler, a secretary of the Nebraska State Board of Agriculture. Learn More About State of Nebraska History

Wheeler County is bordered by Antelope County  (northeast), Boone County  (southeast), Greeley County  (south), Garfield County  (west), Holt County  (north).

Wheeler County Cities and Towns include Bartlett, Ericson.

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

Wheeler County, Nebraska Courthouse Records

Wheeler County, Nebraska Courthouse
Wheeler County, NE Courthouse

The Wheeler County Courthouse is located in Bartlett, 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 Wheeler 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.

  • Wheeler County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1917. 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.
  • Wheeler County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1917. 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.
  • Wheeler Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1917 and Court Records from 1917. 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 1917,400, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain and function as juvenile courts.

Wheeler County, Nebraska Census Records

Wheeler County, Nebraska Vital Records

Wheeler County, Nebraska Resources

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