Lincoln County, Wyoming Genealogy

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Guide to Lincoln County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lincoln County, Wyoming
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Founded February 20, 1913
County Seat Kemmerer
Address Lincoln County Courthouse
PO Box 670
Kemmerer, WY 83101
Phone: 307.877.9056
Lincoln County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land
records; Clerk District Court has divorce and probate
records from 1913 and court records[1]

Historical Facts =

  • Parent County: created 20 February 1913 from Uinta County.
  • County Seat: Kemmerer [2]
  • Neighboring Counties:

Boundary Changes

Record Loss



The following is a list of cemeteries in Lincoln County:

Cokeville Headstones and Obituaries (Sponsored by the Cokeville Historical Society)
  • Border Cemetery
  • Cokeville Cemetery
  • Geneva Cemetery
  • Raymond Cemetery
  • Sage Cemetery
  • Smith Fork Cemetery
Kemmerer Headstones (Sponsored by the Lincoln County Historical Society)
  • Beaver Cemetrey
  • Diamondville Cemetery
  • Ham's Fork Cemetery
  • Holden Cemetery
  • Kemmerer Cemetery
  • Twin Creeks Cemetery
  • Viola-LaBarge Cemetery
Star Valley Headstones and Obituaries (Sponsored by the Star Valley Historical Society)
  • Afton Cemetery
  • Alpine Cemetery
  • Amesville Cemetery
  • Auburn Cemetery
  • Bedford Cemetery
  • Etna Cemetery
  • Fairview Cemetery
  • Freedom Cemetery
  • Grover Cemetery
  • Smoot Cemetery
  • Thayne Cemetery
  • Turnerville Cemetery

Star Valley Sexton Records


For tips on accessing Lincoln County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Afton
  • Afton N.
  • Afton S.
  • Auburn
  • Bedford
  • Cokeville
  • Cumberland
  • Diamondvillle
  • Diamondville-Kemmerer
  • Elkol
  • Etna
  • Fairview
  • Freedom
  • Grover
  • Kemmerer
  • Kemmerer-Diamondville
  • Oakley
  • Osmond
  • Smoot
  • Thayne
  • Turnerville



Local Histories

Star Valley Oral Histories

Star Valley Pioneer Families (settled prior to 1886)



Early migration routes to and from Lincoln County, Wyoming Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:



Kemmerer Newspapers
Star Valley Newspapers



Vital Records

2,231 marriages from 12 Jan 1899 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers





  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Lincoln County, Wyoming
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map IV" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at (accessed 18 July 2011).