Adams County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide2016-06-18T13:32:39+00:00

Adams County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide

Adams County, Nebraska (Map It) was created on February 16, 1867 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory. The county was named in honor of John Adams, Founding Father and the second President of the United States. Learn More About State of Nebraska History

Adams County is bordered by Clay County  (east), Webster County  (south), Kearney County  (west), Buffalo County  (northwest), Hall County  (north).

Adams County Cities and Towns include Ayr, Hastings, Holstein, Juniata, Kenesaw, Prosser, Roseland, Trumbull .

Adams County Townships include Ayr, Blaine, Cottonwood, Denver, Hanover, Hastings, City of, Highland, Juniata, Kenesaw, Little Blue, Logan, Roseland, Silver Lake, Verona, Wanda, West Blue, Zero.

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

Adams County, Nebraska Courthouse Records

Adams County, Nebraska Courthouse
Adams County, NE Courthouse

The Adams County Courthouse is located in Hastings, 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 Adams 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.

  • Adams County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1872. 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.
  • Adams County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1871. 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.
  • Adams Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1871 and Court Records from 1872. 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 1872,400, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain and function as juvenile courts.

Adams County, Nebraska Census Records

Adams County, Nebraska Vital Records

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