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:*22 December 1865 - Pah-Ute County was created by Arizona out of the north part [[Mohave County, Arizona|Mohave County]].<ref>Arizona Territorial Laws 1865, 2d assy. pp. 19-20</ref>  
 
:*22 December 1865 - Pah-Ute County was created by Arizona out of the north part [[Mohave County, Arizona|Mohave County]].<ref>Arizona Territorial Laws 1865, 2d assy. pp. 19-20</ref>  
:*18 January 1867 - A large portion of Pah-Ute County and a smaller portion of Mohave County was given to [[Nevada]] by the US government.<ref>U.S. Stat., vol. 14, ch. 73[1866]/p. 43; Sacks, 25; Van Zandt, p. 158, 165</ref>  
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:*18 January 1867 - A large portion of Pah-Ute County and a smaller portion of Mohave County was given to [[Nevada]] by the US government.<ref>U.S. Stat., vol. 14, ch. 73[1866]/p. 43; Sacks, 25; Van Zandt, p. 158, 165</ref> Nevada used the land received to increase the size of Lincoln County and Nye County.
 
:*Arizona&nbsp;opposed loosing this land, twice petitioned Congress to repeal the law. Up thru 1868, representatives from Pah-Ute county attended the Arizona legislature.
 
:*Arizona&nbsp;opposed loosing this land, twice petitioned Congress to repeal the law. Up thru 1868, representatives from Pah-Ute county attended the Arizona legislature.
:*18 February 1871 - Arizona discontinued Pah-Ute County, finally accepted the loss after exhausting all legal&nbsp;remedies. The remainder of Pah-Ute county was restored to [[Mohave County, Arizona|Mohave County]].<ref>Arizona Territorial Laws 1871, 6th assy. p. 87</ref>
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:*18 February 1871 - Arizona discontinued Pah-Ute County, finally accepting the loss after exhausting all legal&nbsp;remedies. The remainder of Pah-Ute county was restored to [[Mohave County, Arizona|Mohave County]].<ref>Arizona Territorial Laws 1871, 6th assy. p. 87</ref>
  
Records of '''Pah-Ute County''', Arizona Territory may be found in [[Mohave County, Arizona|Mohave County]] Arizona. Some records may be found in [[Washington County, Utah|Washington county]] Utah (holding records of discontinued [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio Virgin County]] Utah). Also check in [[Lincoln County, Nevada|Lincoln County]] Nevada and [[Nye County, Nevada|Nye County]] Nevada
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Records of '''Pah-Ute County''', Arizona Territory may be found in [[Mohave County, Arizona|Mohave County]] Arizona. Some records may be found in [[Washington County, Utah|Washington county]] Utah (holding records of discontinued [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio Virgin County]] Utah). Also check in [[Lincoln County, Nevada|Lincoln County, Nevada]] and [[Nye County, Nevada|Nye County, Nevada]].
 
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Pah-Ute County was a former county in the northwest corner of Arizona Territory from 1865 until 1871.[1]

  • 22 December 1865 - Pah-Ute County was created by Arizona out of the north part Mohave County.[2]
  • 18 January 1867 - A large portion of Pah-Ute County and a smaller portion of Mohave County was given to Nevada by the US government.[3] Nevada used the land received to increase the size of Lincoln County and Nye County.
  • Arizona opposed loosing this land, twice petitioned Congress to repeal the law. Up thru 1868, representatives from Pah-Ute county attended the Arizona legislature.
  • 18 February 1871 - Arizona discontinued Pah-Ute County, finally accepting the loss after exhausting all legal remedies. The remainder of Pah-Ute county was restored to Mohave County.[4]

Records of Pah-Ute County, Arizona Territory may be found in Mohave County Arizona. Some records may be found in Washington county Utah (holding records of discontinued Rio Virgin County Utah). Also check in Lincoln County, Nevada and Nye County, Nevada.

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Pah-Ute County, Arizona" in Wikipedia:the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pah-Ute_County,_Arizona (accessed 9 August 2010).
  2. Arizona Territorial Laws 1865, 2d assy. pp. 19-20
  3. U.S. Stat., vol. 14, ch. 73[1866]/p. 43; Sacks, 25; Van Zandt, p. 158, 165
  4. Arizona Territorial Laws 1871, 6th assy. p. 87