Langlade County, Wisconsin Genealogy

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Langlade County

Guide to Langlade County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


Langlade County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Langlade County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Founded February 19, 1880
County Seat Antigo
Langlade County Courthouse, Wisconsin.jpg
Address Langlade County Courthouse
800 Clermont Street
Antigo, WI 54409-1985;
Phone. 715.627.6200

County Information

Langlade County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1882 1881 1880 1858 1881

County Courthouse

Langlade County Courthouse
800 Clermont Street
Antigo, WI 54409-1985;
Phone. 715.627.6200

Register of Deeds has birth and death records;
County Clerk has marriage records from 1918;
Clerk of Court has divorce and court records;
Register in Probate has probate records;
County Assessor has land records [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1880 - Langlade Couty was created 19 February 1880 by the renaming of New County. County seat: Antigo [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps" (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Forest  • Lincoln  • Marathon  • Menominee  • Oconto  • Oneida  • Shawano


Bible Records



Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county Family History Library
WIGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
WIGenWeb Archives
Billion Graves
See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information.


State Census
  • 1855 - 1855 Wisconsin State Census This census includes name of head of family; other individuals in the household are identified by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.
  • 1865 - 1865 Wisconsin State Census Name index and images of the 1865 State Census which names the head of household. Most records have been destroyed but schedules exist for the following counties: Dunn, Green, Jackson, Kewaunee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan.
  • 1875 - 1875 Wisconsin State Census Identifies head of household by name.
  • 1885 - Wisconsin State Census, 1885 at FamilySearch — index and images. Search indexed census.  Identifies by name of head of household.  Other information is statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.
  • 1895 - Wisconsin State Census, 1895 at FamilySearch — index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.
  • 1905 - Wisconsin State Census, 1905 at FamilySearch — Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.
Federal Census

Church History and Records

Court Records

Crime and Criminals


Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups





Land and Property

  • Wisconsin Land Patents Database, Langlade County, USGenWeb Archives



Military History and Records

Civil War
World War I
World War II
Korean War

Naturalization and Citizenship




Probate Records

Online Records


See also a List of Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Neils R. Kampenga Archives and Area Research Center
(for Langlade and other nearby Counties)
University Library
900 Reserve Street, Room 520
Stevens Point, WI 54481-1962
Phone: 715-346-2586

Antigo Public Library  -  has genealogy section.

County Courthouse
Family History Centers
  • Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Langlade County Genealogical Society
PO Box 307
Antigo, WI 54409

Langlade County Historical Society
PO Box 219
Antigo, WI 54409
Telephone: 715-627-4464


Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Divorce Records
Death Records

Voting Registers



  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 758 Langlade County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).