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Sweetwater County, Wyoming (Map It) was created on December 27, 1867 as one of the original five counties. The county was named for the Sweetwater River (a tributary of the North Platte River), which flows through the state..
Sweetwater County is bordered by Fremont County, Wyoming (north), Carbon County, Wyoming (east), Moffat County, Colorado (south), Daggett County, Utah (southwest), Summit County, Utah (southwest), Uinta County, Wyoming (southwest), Lincoln County, Wyoming (west), Sublette County, Wyoming (northwest).
Sweetwater County Cities and Towns include Bairoil, Granger, Superior, Wamsutter, Green River, Rock Springs.
Sweetwater County, Wyoming Courthouse Records
Sweetwater 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 Sweetwater County record dates below are from the earliest date to present time.
- Sweetwater 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 1870 and Land Records from 1867.
- Sweetwater 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 1868 and Court Records from 1867 .
Sweetwater 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
Sweetwater 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
Sweetwater County, Wyoming Resources
- Rock Springs Historical Society
- Sweetwater County Historical Society / Museum
- Sweetwater County, Wyoming Message Boards
- Sweetwater County, Wyoming Genealogy Forum