Red Willow County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide2016-06-18T14:14:12+00:00

Red Willow County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide

Red Willow County, Nebraska (Map It) was created on February 27, 1873 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory. The county was named in honor of Red Willow Creek, which runs through the area. Learn More About State of Nebraska History

Red Willow County is bordered by Furnas County  (east), Decatur County, Kansas  (south), Rawlins County, Kansas  (southwest), Hitchcock County  (west), Frontier County  (north).

Red Willow County Cities and Towns include Bartley, Danbury, Indianola, Lebanon, McCook.

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

Red Willow County, Nebraska Courthouse Records

Red Willow County, Nebraska Courthouse
Red Willow County, NE Courthouse

The Red Willow County Courthouse is located in McCook, 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 Red Willow 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.

  • Red Willow County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1873. 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.
  • Red Willow County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1879. 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.
  • Red Willow Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1873 and Court Records from 1873. 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 1873,400, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain and function as juvenile courts.

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Red Willow County, Nebraska Vital Records

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