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&nbsp; ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Florida|Florida]]&nbsp;&gt; Okeechobee County'' <br>
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| county = Okeechobee County
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.flgenweb.net/okee/chobee.html Okeechobee County FLGenWeb]'''</center>
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| state = Florida
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| founded year = 1917
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Florida]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Okeechobee_County,_Florida|Okeechobee County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.clerk.co.okeechobee.fl.us/ Okeechobee County Courthouse]<br>304 NW 2nd Street<br>Okeechobee, FL 34972<br>Phone: 863.763.6441
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<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records <br>from 1917 and land records from 1880’s. <br>County Health Department has birth and death records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Okeechobee County, Florida Page 136 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1917--'''Okeechobee County was created&nbsp;8 May 1917 from [[Brevard County, Florida|Brevard]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Okeechobee <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1917--'''Okeechobee County was created&nbsp;8 May 1917 from [[Brevard County, Florida|Brevard]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Okeechobee <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/fl/okeechobee/webbbs_config.pl Okeechobee County, Florida Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Okeechobee area.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Okeechobee Florida Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*[http://beyreuth.net/flokee/index.htm Okeechobee County Florida GenWeb Project, Inc.]  
 
*[http://beyreuth.net/flokee/index.htm Okeechobee County Florida GenWeb Project, Inc.]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192319&subject_disp=Florida%2C+Okeechobee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Okeechobee/ Okeechobee County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)[http://beyreuth.net/flokee/index.htm <br>]
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Okeechobee/ Okeechobee County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)[http://beyreuth.net/flokee/index.htm <br>]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Founded May 8, 1917
County Seat Okeechobee
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Florida  Gotoarrow.png  Okeechobee County

County Courthouse

Okeechobee County Courthouse
304 NW 2nd Street
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Phone: 863.763.6441


Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records
from 1917 and land records from 1880’s.
County Health Department has birth and death records. [1]

History

Parent County

1917--Okeechobee County was created 8 May 1917 from Brevard County.
County seat: Okeechobee [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Okeechobee County, Florida Genealogy census records online, see: Florida Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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), Okeechobee County, Florida Page 136 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).