Adair County, Oklahoma Genealogy

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This article is about a northwest Oklahoma county. For other uses, see Adair.

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Adair County, Oklahoma genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Adair County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Adair County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Founded July 16, 1907
County Seat Stilwell
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Address Adair County Courthouse
2nd and Division Streets
P.O. Box 169
Stillwell, Oklahoma 74960-0169
Phone: 918.696.7198

County Courthouse

Adair County Courthouse
2nd & Division Streets; PO Box 169
Stilwell, OK 74960-0169
Phone: 918.696.7198 

Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate, and court records 
from 1907; County Assessor has land records[1]


Parent County

1907--Adair County was created 16 July 1907 from Cherokee Lands. County seat: Stilwell [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Adair County, Oklahoma Genealogy census records online, see: Oklahoma Census.


Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Oklahoma denominations, view the Oklahoma Church Records Wiki page.



Local Histories

Local histories are available for Adair County, Oklahoma Genealogy. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Oklahoma Local Histories.






Oklahoma tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Adair County, Oklahoma. Page 557 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).