Kiowa County, Oklahoma Genealogy

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Kiowa 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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Kiowa County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Kiowa County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Location of Oklahoma in the U.S.
Founded 1901
County Seat Hobart
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Address Kiowa County Courthouse
16 S. Main Street
P.O. Box 73
Hobart, Oklahoma 73651
Phone: 580.726-5286

County Courthouse

Kiowa County Courthouse
316 S Main; PO Box 73
Hobart, OK 73651
Phone: 580.726-5286 

Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1905;
County Clerk has burial, land and military records from 1905[1]


Parent County

1901--Kiowa County was created in 1901 from Kiowa-Comanche-Apache and Caddo-Wichita lands.
County seat: Hobart [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Kiowa County, Oklahoma Genealogy census records online, see: Oklahoma Census.




Local Histories




  • ($) has historical newspapers online including Lawton newspapers that may have included Kiowa County residents. This database is free at some libraries.


Probate records may be available by contacting the County Clerk's office.


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

See the article Oklahoma Vital Records for information about birth and death records.  These records are kept at the State level.

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), Kiowa County, Oklahoma. Page 560 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).