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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Norton County Courthouse<br> 101 S Kansas Avenue<br> Norton, KS 67654-0070<br> Phone: 785.877.5710 <br>
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[http://www.nortoncounty.net/ Norton County Courthouse]<br>101 S Kansas Avenue<br>Norton, KS 67654-0070<br>Phone: 785.877.5710 <br>
  
 
Name changed to Billings 6 Mar 1873. Name changed back to Norton 19 Feb 1874<br>&nbsp;Clerk District Court has marriage and divorce records;<br>&nbsp;probate court&nbsp;court records <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1874 <br>and some cemetery records; City Clerks have birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Norton County, Kansas page 254, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
Name changed to Billings 6 Mar 1873. Name changed back to Norton 19 Feb 1874<br>&nbsp;Clerk District Court has marriage and divorce records;<br>&nbsp;probate court&nbsp;court records <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1874 <br>and some cemetery records; City Clerks have birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Norton County, Kansas page 254, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>

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County Courthouse

Norton County Courthouse
101 S Kansas Avenue
Norton, KS 67654-0070
Phone: 785.877.5710

Name changed to Billings 6 Mar 1873. Name changed back to Norton 19 Feb 1874
 Clerk District Court has marriage and divorce records;
 probate court court records
Register of Deeds has land records from 1874
and some cemetery records; City Clerks have birth and death records[1]

History

Parent County

1867--Norton County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory. County seat: Norton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Lenora Cemetery Association Index  may provide the following information of three cemeteries: Lenora East,  Lenora South, and Pairie Gem: 

  • Surname
  • Given Names
  • Birth Date
  • Death Date
  • Age
  • Inscription
  • Other Information
  • Photo

Norton County Kansas Cemeteries Index by the Norton County Genealogical Society has information on all  cemeteries, providing essentially the same information as above.

South Star Cemetery transcription gives directions to the cemetery and provides the essentially the same information as above. 

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Norton County was not organized until after the Civil War.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Norton County, Kansas page 254, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).