Pah-Ute County, Nevada Genealogy

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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 Colorado River was given by the U.S. Congress on 18 January 1867 to Nevada.[1] [2] The former Pah-Ute County land in Nevada was used to form Clark County, and the southern parts of Lincoln and Nye counties.

  • Pah-Ute County on 22 December 1865 was created by Arizona out of the northwest part Mohave County.
  • A large portion of Pah-Ute County 18 January 1867 was given to southern Nevada.
  • The remainder of Pah-Ute County on 18 February 1871 was restored to Mohave County by Arizona.

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

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:

For records of the old Pah-Ute County in what is present-day Arizona, see:


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