Box Butte County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide2016-06-18T13:35:43+00:00

Box Butte County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide

Box Butte County, Nebraska (Map It) was created on March 23, 1887 from Dawes County. The county was named for a large box-shaped butte located approximately six miles north of Alliance, Nebraska, the county seat.. Learn More About State of Nebraska History

Box Butte County is bordered by Dawes County  (north), Sheridan County  (east), Morrill County  (south), Scotts_Bluff County  (southwest), Sioux County  (west).

Box Butte County Cities and Towns include Alliance, Hemingford, Berea .

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

Box Butte County, Nebraska Courthouse Records

Box Butte County, Nebraska Courthouse
Box Butte County, NE Courthouse

The Box Butte County Courthouse is located in Alliance, 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 Box Butte 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.

  • Box Butte County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1887. 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.
  • Box Butte County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1887. 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.
  • Box Butte Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1887 and Court Records from 1887. 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 1887,400, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain and function as juvenile courts.

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Box Butte County, Nebraska Vital Records

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