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United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma  Gotoarrow.png Murray County

Murray 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

Murray County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Murray 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 Sulphur
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Address Murray County Courthouse
10th& Wyandotte Street
Sulphur, Oklahoma 73086-0240
Phone: 580.622.3920

County Courthouse

Murray County Courthouse
10th Wyandotte Street
Sulphur, OK 7386
Phone: 580.622.3920 

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


Parent County

1907--Murray County was created 16 July 1907 from Chickasaw Lands.
County seat: Sulphur [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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


Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Oklahoma denominations, view the Oklahoma Church Records Wiki page.



Local Histories




  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Ada newspapers that may have included Murray County residents. This database is sometimes free at libraries.



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), Murray County, Oklahoma. Page 561 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).