Beaver County, Nevada Genealogy
When Beaver County, Utah Territory was created 5 January 1856   from the southern part of Millard and northern part of Iron counties, Beaver County extended into present-day Nevada from Utah Territory's eastern boundary to the western edge of the Carson County between Milliard and Iron counties in Utah Territory.Nevada Territory with its eastern border at 116° W, and in 1862 moved Nevada's eastern border one degree of longitude east, and repeated that again in 1866, each time reducing Beaver County, Utah. Former Beaver County land in present-day Nevada was used eventually to form parts of Mineral, Esmeralda, Nye, and Lincoln, counties.
For records of the old Beaver County in what is present-day Nevada, see:
- Some records for old Beaver County, Utah Territory may have been transferred to, or may have been re-recorded in the new counties formed from the old Beaver. See also:
For records of the Beaver County in what is present-day Utah, see:
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 687. WorldCat entry. FHL Book 973 D274 2002.
- "Chart of County Formation in Utah" in Division of Archives and Records Service at http://archives.utah.gov/research/guides/county-formation.htm (accessed 11 August 2011).
- John Koontz, Political History of Nevada, 5th ed. (Carson City, Nev.: SPO, 1965), 43-92.
- Deon C. Greer, Atlas of Utah (Ogden, Utah: Utah State College, 1981), 162-64. WorldCat entry. FHL Q Book 979.2 E7a.
- "Counties of Nevada" in Nevada History: a Walk in the Past at http://nevada-history.org/county.html (accessed 11 August 2011).