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Big Horn County, Wyoming (Map It) was created on March 12, 1890 from Sheridan County, Johnson County, and Fremont County. The county was named for the Big Horn Mountains, a mountain range extending into northern Wyoming.
Big Horn County is bordered by Park County, Wyoming (west), Washakie County, Wyoming (south), Johnson County, Wyoming (east), Sheridan County, Wyoming (east), Big Horn County, Wyoming (north), Carbon County, Montana (north).
Big Horn County Cities and Towns include Basin, Burlington, Byron, Cowley, Deaver, Frannie, Greybull, Lovell, Manderson.
Big Horn County, Wyoming Courthouse Records
Big Horn County, WY Courthouse
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 Big Horn County record dates below are from the earliest date to present time.
- Big Horn County Clerk & Recorder's Office responsibilities which include maintaining records of land transactions (deeds, mortgages, subdivisions, mineral leases, etc) and ssue Wyoming Marriage Licenses. They have Marriage Records from 1897 and Land Records from 1885.
- Big Horn County Clerk of District Court has many responsibilities which include the administration of estates, probate of wills, the appointment of guardians and is responsible for filing and maintaining records of all court proceedings and documents of both civil and criminal nature. They have has Probate Records from 1897 and Court Records from 1897 .
Big Horn County, Wyoming Census Records
- Learn More: State of Wyoming Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Big Horn County, Wyoming Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Wyoming Vital Records
- Birth Records: from 1909 to present
- Marriage, Divorce and Death Records: from previous 50 years to present records more than 50 years old should be obtained from the Wyoming State Archives
- Locations: Wyoming Office of Vital Statistics, Wyoming State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital, VitalChek or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Vital Statistics Services, 2300 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82002; (307) 777-7591
Big Horn County, Wyoming Resources
- Greybull Historical Society, P.O. Box 348, Greybull WY 82426
- Big Horn County, Wyoming Message Boards
- Big Horn County, Wyoming Genealogy Forum