Apache County, Arizona Genealogy

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County Courthouse

  • Apache County Arizona Vital Records
    Clerk of The Court Apache County
    P.O. Box 365
    St. Johns, Arizona 85936
    Phone: (928) 337-4364


Parent County

14 February 1879: Apache County was created from Yavapai County. County seat: St. Johns [1]

Boundary Changes

When it was created in 1879, Apache County contained all of what is now Navajo County until the county was split in March, 1895 leaving a total area of 11,218 square miles (29,054.5 km2).

Record Loss


Populated Places

You may wish to search for places in the Family History Library Catalog.

A more complete list of place names with references can be found at PlaceNames.com


  • Round Rock
  • Salado or Slough Just south of St. Johns - no longer a separate town
  • [St. Johns, Arizona] see also Saint Johns)
  • Saint Michaels
  • Salado
  • Salina
  • Sand Springs
  • Sanders
  • Sawmill
  • Sehili
  • Springerville
  • Steamboat
  • Steamboat Canyon
  • Sunrise Springs
  • Tahchee
  • Tanner Springs
  • Teec Nos Pos
  • Tes Nez Iah
  • Three Forks
  • Totacon
  • Toyei
  • Troweek
  • Tsintaa Yiti Ii
  • Twin Falls
  • Upper Wheatfields
  • Vernon
  • Wheatfields
  • White Clay
  • Wide Ruins
  • Window Rock
  • Wood Springs
  • Woodspring Trading Post
  • Yazzi

Neighboring Counties



 Arizona Cemetery Transcription and Photo Project


LDS Ward and Branch Records: Alpine, Amity, Cooley, Eagar, Greer, Nutrioso, Omer, St. Johns, Union and Vernon.


The general trial courts in Arizona are the county Superior Courts. The contact information for the Superior Court is as follows:

Apache County Superior Court
PO Box 667
70 West 3rd South
St. Johns, Az 85936-0667
Phone: (928) 337-7555
Fax: (928) 337-7586

There is also an Apache County Superior Court Website. The Superior Court handles all cases including general civil litigation, probate, conservatorships, guardianships, juvenile cases, divorces and criminal.

The Family History Library has an Index to District Court papers, Apache County, Arizona [1881-1916] Vault US/CAN Film Number FHL 2310860


Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Apache County Historical Society
180 W. Cleveland
St. Johns, AZ 85936
Telephone 928-337-4737
 Hours 9-5 M-F

White Mountain Historical Society
504 East Mohave St.
Springerville, AZ 85938
Hours 11-2 Thurs.-Sat., June-Aug.

Family History Centers

Chinle Arizona
Highway 63
Chinle, Apache, Arizona, United States
Telephone: 520-871-4605

Eagar Arizona
467 N Butler
Eagar, Apache, Arizona, United States
Telephone: 928-333-4100

St Johns Arizona
50 North 1st West
St Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States
Telephone: 928-337-2543

These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.

Web Sites


  1. WorldCat 50140092 FHL CollectionHandybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)