Albany County, Wyoming Genealogy
- This article is about a southeastern Wyoming county. For other uses, see Albany.
Guide to Albany County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Albany County, Wyoming|
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
|Founded||December 16, 1868|
|Address|| Albany County Courthouse|
County Courthouse Rm 202
Laramie, WY 82070
Albany County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Resources
- 3 Societies and Libraries
- 4 Web Sites
- 5 References
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
- Parent County: original county created 16 December 1868
- County Seat: Laramie 
- Neighboring Counties: Carbon | Converse | Jackson | Laramie | Larimer | Natrona | Platte
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.
|Albany||Cooper Lake||Howell||Red Buttes||West Laramie|
|Binford||Dale Creek||Jelm||Rock Creek (hist.)||Wilcox|
|Bosler||Deerwood||Keystone||Rock River||Woods Landing|
|Collins (hist.)||Hermosa||Mountain Home||Tie Siding|
For tips on accessing Albany County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- University of Wyoming Yearbooks - misc. volumes digiitzed and online at the Internet Archive
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
- American Heritage Center
University of Wroming
1000 East University Avenue
Laramie, Wyoming 82061
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
- The Albany County WY GenWeb Project, a member of The WYGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project
- Lookups (GenWeb)
- Family History Library Catalog
- Albany County Genealogy (Wyoming Genealogy)
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Albany County, Wyoming
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).