Pah-Ute County, Nevada Genealogy
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.
In 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 Nevadaby the United States on 18 January 1867   All previous counties were discontinued and Nevada added the land to the southern parts of Lincoln and Nye counties.
- 22 December 1865 - Pah-Ute County was created by Arizona from the northwest part Mohave County.
- 18 January 1867 - A large portion of Pah-Ute County and a smaller portion of Mohave county was given to Nevada. Arizona did not accept this loss and twice patitioned the US Congress to reverse the law.
- 18 February 1871 - Arizona finally accepted the loss and discontinued Pah-Ute County. The remainer of this county was restored to Mohave County Arizona.
For records of Pah-Ute County in what is present-day Nevada, see:
- Nevada State Library.
- 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 Pah-Ute County, Arizona may have been transferred to, created in or been re-recorded in these counties
For records of Pah-Ute County in what is present-day Nevada, see Mohave County, Arizona
- 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).
- John Koontz, Political History of Nevada, 5th ed. (Carson City, Nev.: SPO, 1965), 88-92. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Book 979.3 N2k