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United States Gotoarrow.png Kansas Gotoarrow.png Gray County

Gray County, Kansas 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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Gray County, Kansas
Map of Kansas highlighting Gray County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Founded March 5, 1887
County Seat Cimarron
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Address Gray County Courthouse
P.O. Box 487
Cimarron, Kansas 67835-0487
Phone: 316.855.3618

County Courthouse

Gray County Courthouse
PO Box 487
Cimarron, KS 67835-0487
Phone: 316.855.3618

Probate Judge has marriage records from 1887 and probate records from 1885.
Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1887.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1887.
County Clerk has tax roll census from 1889 and school records. [1]


Parent County

  • 1887--Gray County was created 5 March 1887 from Finney and Ford Counties. County seat: Cimarron [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Kansas Land and Property for additional information about early Kansas land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories



  • Men from this County enlisted in 1st Infantry Regiment, Company A. For further information about the Civil War see Marion County, Kanas.




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gray County, Kansas page 251, 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).