Fremont County, Wyoming Genealogy Guide
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Fremont County, Wyoming (Map It) was created on March 05, 1884 from Sweetwater County. The county was named in honor of John C. Frémont (1813–1890), explorer, U.S. Senator for California, and the first presidential candidate of a major party to run on a platform in opposition to slavery.
Fremont County is bordered by Hot Springs County, Wyoming (north), Washakie County, Wyoming (northeast), Natrona County, Wyoming (east), Carbon County, Wyoming (south), Sweetwater County, Wyoming (south), Sublette County, Wyoming (west), Teton County, Wyoming (northwest), Park County, Wyoming (northwest).
Fremont County Cities and Towns include Lander, Riverton, Dubois, Hudson, Pavillion, Shoshoni.
Fremont County, Wyoming Courthouse Records
Fremont 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 Fremont County record dates below are from the earliest date to present time.
- Fremont 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 1884 and Land Records from 1882.
- Fremont 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 1884 and Court Records from 1884 .
Fremont County, Wyoming Census Records
- Learn More: State of Wyoming Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1870, 1880 (free index), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Fremont 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 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
Fremont County, Wyoming Resources
- Fremont County Genealogical Society, 1330 West Park Avenue, Riverton WY 82501
- Fremont County Historical Society, 630 Lincoln, Lander WY 82520
- Lander Genealogical Society, 1015 Black Blvd, Lander WY 82520
- Riverton Historical Society, 700 East Park Ave., Riverton WY 82501
- Wind River Historical Center, P.O. Box 896, 909 W Ramshorn, Dubois, WY 82513; (307) 455-2284
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