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== Family&nbsp;History Centers<br>  ==
== Family&nbsp;History Centers<br>  ==
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Lawrence_Kansas_Family_History_Center '''Lawrence Kansas FHC''']<br>3655 W. 10th St.<br>Lawrence, KS 66049<br>Phone: 785-843-4460<br>Hours:&nbsp;Monday 10:30am-5pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 7pm-8:30pm; Saturday 9:30am-1pm
==== Family History Centers  ====
This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries. <br>  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*[[Lawrence Kansas Family History Center]]
== Web Sites  ==
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 00:42, 17 August 2011

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Douglas County

County Courthouse


Parent County

1855--Douglas County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Lawrence [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Early migration routes to and from Douglas County, Kansas Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:





Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Spencer Research Library—Kansas Collections (includes Douglas County Records)
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045-2800
Phone: (913) 864-4274

Watkins Community Museum of History
1047 Massachusetts Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: (785) 841-4109
Email: info@watkinsmuseum.org

Kansas State Historical Society
6425 SW Sixth Avenue
Topeka, KS 66615-1099
Phone: (913) 272-8681 Ext. 117
Fax: (913) 272-8682

Family History Centers

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).