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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Nevada|Nevada]] > Esmeralda County''  
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{{Nevada-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nevada|Nevada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Esmeralda_County,_Nevada|Esmeralda County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.accessesmeralda.com/ Esmeralda County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 547<br>Goldfield, NV 89013-0547<br>Phone: 775.485.6367&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk and Treasurer Office has marriage records from 1898, <br>divorce and probate records from 1908, court records from 1907 and<br>naturalization records from 1904<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Esmeralda County, Oregon page 442, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1861--'''Esmeralda County was created 25 November 1861&nbsp;an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Goldfield <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1861--'''Esmeralda County was created 25 November 1861&nbsp;an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Goldfield <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
*'''Unincorporated Communities:''' [[Columbus, Nevada|Columbus]] | Dyer | Goldfield | Gold Point | Hardluck | Lida | Silver Peak
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{| width="710" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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| Alkali
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| Coyote Hole
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldfield,_Nevada Goldfield]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Peak,_Nevada Silver Peak]
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| {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Esmeralda%2C+Aurora|subject|disp=Aurora}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyer,_Nevada Dyer]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lida,_Nevada Lida]
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| Tokop
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blair,_Nevada Blair]  
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| Florence Hill
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| McLeans
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| Weepah
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coaldale,_Nevada Coaldale]  
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| Gemfield
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| Millers
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| West Spring
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| Coaldale Junction
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| Gold Hit
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| Montezuma
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| Columbus
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| {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Esmeralda%2C+Goldpoint|subject|disp=Gold Point}}
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| Montezuma Wells
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|}
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Inyo_County,_California|Inyo County, California]]
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*[[Inyo County, California|Inyo County, California]]  
*[[Mineral_County,_Nevada|Mineral]]
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*[[Mineral County, Nevada|Mineral]]  
*[[Mono_County,_California|Mono County, California]]  
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*[[Mono County, California|Mono County, California]]  
*[[Nye_County,_Nevada|Nye]]
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*[[Nye County, Nevada|Nye]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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[http://members.tripod.com/Cactusgems_Garden/mineralcountydeathindex.htm Records of deaths] that happened in Esmeralda County&nbsp;as well as in other places and buried in Esmeralda County.&nbsp; The records also include deaths in Mineral and Nye Counties.&nbsp; Records are from various sources, i.e. newspapers and funeral homes.&nbsp; Searchable by alphabetical index.
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For FHL entries for Esmeralda County birth and death records, 1887-1922, click {{FHL|614938|title-id|disp=here}}
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For FHL entries for Esmeralda County birth and death records, 1887-1911, click {{FHL|618101|title-id|disp=here}}
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389 marriages from 8 Nov 1863 to 29 Dec 1908 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Goldfield Public Library<br>P. O. Box 430<br>Goldfield, Nevada 89013<br>Telephone: 775-485-3236
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206379&subject_disp=Nevada%2C+Esmeralda&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Nevada%2C+Esmeralda|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Esmeralda_County,_Nevada]]
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Revision as of 15:33, 17 August 2012

Template:Nevada-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Nevada Gotoarrow.png Esmeralda County

County Courthouse

Esmeralda County Courthouse
PO Box 547
Goldfield, NV 89013-0547
Phone: 775.485.6367 

County Clerk and Treasurer Office has marriage records from 1898,
divorce and probate records from 1908, court records from 1907 and
naturalization records from 1904[1]

History

Parent County

1861--Esmeralda County was created 25 November 1861 an original county.  County seat: Goldfield [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Alkali Coyote Hole Goldfield Silver Peak
Aurora Dyer Lida Tokop
Blair Florence Hill McLeans Weepah
Coaldale Gemfield Millers West Spring
Coaldale Junction Gold Hit Montezuma
Columbus Gold Point Montezuma Wells









Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Records of deaths that happened in Esmeralda County as well as in other places and buried in Esmeralda County.  The records also include deaths in Mineral and Nye Counties.  Records are from various sources, i.e. newspapers and funeral homes.  Searchable by alphabetical index.

For FHL entries for Esmeralda County birth and death records, 1887-1922, click here

For FHL entries for Esmeralda County birth and death records, 1887-1911, click here

389 marriages from 8 Nov 1863 to 29 Dec 1908 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Goldfield Public Library
P. O. Box 430
Goldfield, Nevada 89013
Telephone: 775-485-3236

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.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Esmeralda County, Oregon page 442, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).