Box Elder County, Utah Genealogy Guide

Box Elder County, Utah (Map It) was created on January 05, 1856 from Weber County. The county was named for the many Box Elder trees in the area. Learn More About State of Utah History

Box Elder County is bordered by Cache County (east), Weber County, Tooele County (south), Elko County, Nevada (west), Cassia County, Idaho (north), Oneida County, Idaho (north).

Box Elder County Cities and Towns include Bear River City, incorporated 1886, Brigham City, Corinne, Deweyville, incorporated 1969, Elwood, Fielding, incorporated 1911, Garland, Honeyville, incorporated 1916, Howell, incorporated 1941, Mantua, incorporated 1911, Perry, incorporated 1911, Plymouth, Portage, Snowville, incorporated 1933, Tremonton, incorporated 1895, Willard, incorporated 1870 A Map of Box Elder County, Utah contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Box Elder County, Utah Courthouse Records

BoxElder County, Utah Courthouse
BoxElder County, UT Courthouse

The Box Elder County Courthouse is located in Brigham City, Utah. Learn More About State of Utah 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 Elder 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 Elder County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1888 and Birth / Death Records from 1898–1905. Vital Records are also available from the Bear River Health Department or the State Archives. The County Clerk's responsibilities are to conduct Countywide elections, issue marriage licenses, issue business licenses for the unincorporated county.
  • Box Elder County Recorder has Land Records from 1856. The County Recorder's duties include Record, store and retrieve land documents in the public record; Assist the public in locating real property parcels on ownership plats; Assist the public in locating records; Record Military Discharges and provide certified copies of these documents at no charge; Sell copies of documents and plats to the public.
  • Box Elder County Clerk of District Court has Probate Records from 1856 and Court Records from 1856. The County Clerk of District Court duties services include Divorce, Protective Orders, Guardianship and other civil matters.

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Box Elder County, Utah Vital Records

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