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United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma  Gotoarrow.png Garvin County

Garvin County, Oklahoma genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Online Records

Garvin County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Garvin County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Founded July 16, 1907
County Seat Pauls Valley
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Address Garvin County Courthouse
201 W. Grant Ave.
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma 73075
Phone: 405.238.2772

County Courthouse

Garvin County Courthouse
201 W Grant Avenue
Pauls Valley, OK 73075
Phone: 405.238.2772

Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1908;
County Clerk has land records[1]


Parent County

1907--Garvin County was created 16 July 1907 from Chickasaw Lands.
County seat: Pauls Valley [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories




  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Ada newspapers that may have included Garvin County residents. This database is sometimes free at libraries.



Oklahoma tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Garvin County, Oklahoma. Page 559 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).