Miami-Dade County, Florida Genealogy
|Miami-Dade County, Florida|
Location in the state of Florida
Location of Florida in the U.S.
|Founded||November 13, 1997|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Miami-Dade County Courthouse
111 NW First St Ste 220
Miami, FL 33128
Formerly Dade County named changed to Miami-Dade 2 Dec 1997
County Judge has marriage and probate records.
Clerk Circuit Courthas divorce and land records from 1890.
Renamed from Dade County 13 November 1997 by the voter referendum to acknowledge the international recognition of the name "Miami". The county at the formation 18 January 1836 included what are now Palm Beach and Brevard counties. Named for Maj. Francis L. Dade, a soldier killed in 1835 in the Second Seminole War.
Places / Localities
- Woodlawn Park West, Hialeah BillionGraves
For tips on accessing Miami-Dade County, Florida Genealogy census records online, see: Florida Census.
1885 Florida State Population Census includes sex, age, relationship, occupation, place of birth of each family member and parents.
Dade County Recorder's database contains official records recorded through 2/26/06 for Dade County Florida. All images of recorded documents going back to March 1st 1974, can now be viewed for free. Search is made by entering a name and if wished, a beginning and ending date, and either all documents or specifying which document is desired.
Miami-Dade County Recorder's record search. This site allows you to make a search of their records which includes, deeds, probate, mortgages, etc. Some items are digizited for viewing.
Miami-Dade County Marriage License/Application Index. Searchable by name and approximate dates.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Homestead Florida Family History Center
- Miami Florida Family History Center
- Miami Lakes Florida Family History Center (Hialeah)
- Miami Shores Florida Family History Center (North Miami Beach)
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- USGenWebs Archive Project
- Family History Library Catalog
- Dade County, Florida Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Miami-Dade County FLGenWeb Project, Inc.
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miami Dade County, Florida Page 136 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).