Pah-Ute County, Arizona Genealogy

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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]
  • up thru 1868 - Representatives from Pah-Ute county attended the Arizona legislature.
  • Arizona opposed loosing this land, twice petitioned Congress to repeal the law, exhausting all legal remedies.
  • 18 February 1871 - Arizona finally accepted the loss and discontinued Pah-Ute County, restoring the remainder to Mohave County.[4]

Records of Pah-Ute County, Arizona Territory may be found in the following counties due to transfer, creation, or re-recording:


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Pah-Ute County, Arizona" in Wikipedia:the Free Encyclopedia at,_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