Big Horn County, Wyoming Genealogy
Guide to Big Horn County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Big Horn County, Wyoming|
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
|Founded||March 12, 1890|
|Address|| Big Horn County Courthouse|
420 W C Street
Basin, WY 82410
Big Horn County Website
- 1 Historical Facts
- 2 Boundary Changes
- 3 Record Loss
- 4 Resources
- 4.1 Biography
- 4.2 Cemeteries
- 4.3 Census
- 4.4 Church Records
- 4.5 Court Records
- 4.6 Directories
- 4.7 Emigration and Immigration
- 4.8 Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
- 4.9 Gazetteers
- 4.10 Genealogy
- 4.11 History
- 4.12 Land and Property
- 4.13 Maps
- 4.14 Migration
- 4.15 Military
- 4.16 Newspapers
- 4.17 Obituaries
- 4.18 Probate
- 4.19 Public Records
- 4.20 Repositories
- 4.21 Family History Centers
- 4.22 Taxation
- 4.23 Vital Records
- 4.24 Websites
- 5 Places
- 6 References
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
- Parent County: created 12 March 1890 from Fremont, Johnson and Sheridan counties
- County Seat: Basin 
- Neighboring Counties: Big Horn County, Montana | Carbon County, Montana | Johnson | Park | Sheridan | Washakie
For tips on accessing Big Horn County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming 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 Wyoming denominations, view the Wyoming Church Records wiki page.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- Basin, Belfry, Burlington, Byron, Cody, Cowley, Greybull, Ionia, Lovell, Lovell West, Otto
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
Land and Property
The bulk of the probate case files from the 1890's to the 1940's have been transferred to the Wyoming State Archives in Cheyenne. Check their website for additional details.
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1896.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1896.
Family History Centers
- Western States Marriage Index over 1,936 marriages 20 Jan 1897 to 13 Nov 1922
- The Big Horn WY GenWeb Project, a member of The WYGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project.
- County Clerk
- Lookups (GenWeb)
- Family History Library Catalog
|Byron||Flitners Corner||Ionia||Meadow Lark Lake||Shell|
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Big Horn County, Wyoming