Keya Paha County, Nebraska Genealogy

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Keya Paha County, Nebraska 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

Keya Paha County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Keya Paha County
Location in the state of Nebraska
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Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Founded November 4, 1884
County Seat Springview
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Address Keya Paha County Courthouse
P.O. Box 349
Springview, Nebraska 68778-0349
Phone: 402.497.3791

County Courthouse

Keya Paha County Courthouse
PO Box 349;
Springview, NE 68778-0349
Phone: 402.497.3791

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,
court and land records from 1886 and school census. [1]


Parent County

1884--Keya Paha County was created 4 November 1884 from Brown County. County seat: Springview [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Keya Paha County, Nebraska Genealogy census records online, see: Nebraska Census.




Local Histories





In most counties in Nebraska, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Nebraska - Adams - Probate records.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

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), Keya Paha County, Nebraska page 432, 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).