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United States  Gotoarrow.png Oklahoma  Gotoarrow.png Osage County

Osage 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

Osage County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Osage 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 Pawhuska
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Address Osage County Courthouse
600 Grandview Ave.
Pawhuska, Oklahoma 74056
Phone: 918.287.3136

County Courthouse

Osage County Courthouse
600 Grandview Avenue
Pawhuska, OK 74056
Phone: 918.287-3136 

County Clerk has land records from 1907;
Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records[1]


Parent County

1907--Osage County was created 16 July 1907 from Osage Indian Lands.
County seat: Pawhuska [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



Individual Cemeteries:


For tips on accessing Osage 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.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

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Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Oklahoma Land and Property for additional information about early Oklahoma land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Osage County, Oklahoma Genealogy. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Oklahoma Local Histories.



Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Osage County

Map showing Civil war battles in Oklahoma




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), Osage 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012)