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United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma  Gotoarrow.png Jackson County

Jackson 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

Jackson County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Jackson 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 Altus
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Address Hughes County Courthouse
101 N. Main Street
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
Phone: 580.482-4070

County Courthouse

Jackson County Courthouse
101 N Main Street
Altus, OK 73521
Phone: 580.482-4070 

Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and
court records from 1907;  County Clerk has land records[1]


Parent County

1907--Jackson County was created 16 July 1907 from Greer County.
County seat: Altus [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories




  • Altus Times - full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1981-2004
  • Altus Times Democrat - full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1920-1980



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), Jackson 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).