Albany County, Wyoming Genealogy

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Guide to Albany County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Albany County, Wyoming
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Founded December 16, 1868
County Seat Laramie
Address Albany County Courthouse
County Courthouse Rm 202
Laramie, WY 82070
Phone: 307.721.2541
Albany County Website

County Courthouse

The present Albany County courthouse was designed by Wilbur Hitchcock and constructed 1931 - 1932. (photo)

County Clerk has marriage records from 1869, burial records from 1885, land records from 1868 and military records from 1919; Clerk District Court has divorce, probate, court and naturalization records[1]

Historical Facts

Albany County was created 16 December 1868 from Laramie County of Dakota Territory. It became one of the five original counties of Wyoming Territory which included Laramie and Carter counties, created in 1867, Carbon and Albany counties created in 1868, and Uinta County.

The History of Wyoming, published 1918, and edited by I.S. Bartlette, includes a chapter on the counties of Wyoming. Albany County is first and includes photos of the original courthouse, post office and other early buildings in Albany County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Albany Cooper Lake Howell Red Buttes West Laramie
Binford Dale Creek Jelm Rock Creek (hist.) Wilcox
Bosler Deerwood Keystone Rock River Woods Landing
Buford Foxpark Laramie Sherman Wyocolo
Centennial Hatton Lookout The Buttes Wyoming
Collins (hist.) Hermosa Mountain Home Tie Siding



Established in 1881, Greenhill Cemetery listings include names, date of death, age, row, block, lot and space.  The Green Hill Cemetery brochure includes a map of the cemetery and contact information.


For tips on accessing Albany County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Laramie




Local Histories






Vital Records

1,064 marriages from 8 Jun1869 to 6 Jan 1900 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

  • Albany Couny Genealogical Sociery
    P.O. Box 6163
    Laramie 82073
  • American Heritage Center
    University of Wroming
    Dept. 3924
    1000 East University Avenue
    Laramie, Wyoming 82061
    Telephone: (307)766-4114
    The American Heritage Center includes a manuscript collection about Wyoming and the American West, mining and more. They have a digital collection among which are many photos and documents as well as video and audio recordings.

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Albany County, Wyoming
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).