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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nevada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pah-Ute_County,_Nevada|Pah-Ute County]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nevada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pah-Ute_County,_Nevada|Pah-Ute County]]''  
  
'''Pah-Ute County''' was a former county in the northwest corner of [[Arizona]] Territory from 1865 until 1871. The part of Pah-Ute County south of the 37° north latitude and west of 114° west longitude down to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_River Colorado River] was given by the U.S. Congress on 18 January 1867 to [[Nevada]].<ref name="Pah">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).</ref> The former Pah-Ute County land in [[Nevada]] was used to form [[Clark County, Nevada|Clark County]], and the southern parts of [[Lincoln County, Nevada|Lincoln]] and [[Nye County, Nevada|Nye]] counties.  
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'''Pah-Ute County''' was a former county of [[Arizona]] Territory from 1865 until 1871. It was never a county of [[Nevada]], however Pah-Ute county covered land which later became part of Nevada.  
  
:*Pah-Ute County on 22 December 1865 was created by Arizona out of the northwest part [[Mohave County, Arizona|Mohave County]].
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*22 December 1865 - Pah-Ute County was created by Arizona from the northern part [[Mohave County, Arizona|Mohave County, Arizona]]  
:*A large portion of Pah-Ute County 18 January 1867 was given to southern [[Nevada]].  
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*5 May 1866 - the part of Arizona south of the 37° north latitude and west of 114° west longitude down to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_River Colorado River] was given to Nevada by the United States.<ref name="Pah">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).</ref> <ref>John Koontz, ''Political History of Nevada, 5th ed.'' (Carson City, Nev.: SPO, 1965), 88-92. {{WorldCat|21179|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|215840|item|disp=FHL Book 979.3 N2k}}</ref> All previous counties were discontinued and Nevada added the land to the southern parts of [[Lincoln County, Nevada|Lincoln]] and [[Nye County, Nevada|Nye]] counties.  
:*The remainder of Pah-Ute County on 18 February 1871 was restored to [[Mohave County, Arizona|Mohave County]] by Arizona.
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*&nbsp;Arizona did not accept this loss of land and twice patitioned the US Congress to reverse the law.
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*18 February 1871 - Arizona  discontinued Pah-Ute County. It finally accepted the loss to Nevada and restored the remainder of this county to [[Mohave County, Arizona|Mohave County]] Arizona.
  
For records of the old '''Pah-Ute County''' in what is present-day Nevada, see:  
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For records of Pah-Ute County in what is present-day Nevada, see:
  
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:*[[Mohave County, Arizona]] (holding records of Pah-Ute County, Arizona)
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:*[[Washington County, Utah|Washington County, Utah]] (holding records of [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio Virgin county, Utah]])
 
:*[[Nevada Archives and Libraries|Nevada State Library]].  
 
:*[[Nevada Archives and Libraries|Nevada State Library]].  
 
:*[[Arizona Archives and Libraries|Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records]] ''may'' have a few records from the Arizona Territory Pah-Ute County courts and deeds.
 
:*[[Arizona Archives and Libraries|Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records]] ''may'' have a few records from the Arizona Territory Pah-Ute County courts and deeds.
  
:Some records for old Pah-Ute County, Arizona Territory ''may'' have been transferred to, or ''may'' have been re-recorded in the new counties formed from the old Mohave/Pah-Ute County. See also:
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Some records for Pah-Ute County, Arizona ''may'' have been transferred to, created in or been re-recorded in these counties
:*[[Clark County, Nevada]]
 
:*[[Nye County, Nevada]]
 
:*[[Lincoln County, Nevada]]
 
  
::*[[Mohave County, Arizona]]
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:*[[Lincoln County, Nevada]]  
 
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:*[[Nye County, Nevada]]
For records of the old '''Pah-Ute County''' in what is present-day Arizona, see:
 
 
 
:*[[Mohave County, Arizona|Mohave County, Arizona]]
 
 
 
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Pah-Ute County was a former county of Arizona Territory from 1865 until 1871. It was never a county of Nevada, however Pah-Ute county covered land which later became part of Nevada.

  • 22 December 1865 - Pah-Ute County was created by Arizona from the northern part Mohave County, Arizona
  • 5 May 1866 - the part of Arizona south of the 37° north latitude and west of 114° west longitude down to the Colorado River was given to Nevada by the United States.[1] [2] All previous counties were discontinued and Nevada added the land to the southern parts of Lincoln and Nye counties.
  •  Arizona did not accept this loss of land and twice patitioned the US Congress to reverse the law.
  • 18 February 1871 - Arizona discontinued Pah-Ute County. It finally accepted the loss to Nevada and restored the remainder of this county to Mohave County Arizona.

For records of Pah-Ute County in what is present-day Nevada, see:

Some records for Pah-Ute County, Arizona may have been transferred to, created in or been re-recorded in these counties

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. John Koontz, Political History of Nevada, 5th ed. (Carson City, Nev.: SPO, 1965), 88-92. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Book 979.3 N2k