Park County, Wyoming Genealogy
Guide to Park County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Park County, Wyoming|
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
|Founded||February 15, 1909|
|Address|| Park County Courthouse|
1002 Sheridan Avenue
PO Box 160
Cody, WY 82414
Park County Website
- 1 Historical Facts
- 2 Resources
- 2.1 Biography
- 2.2 Cemeteries
- 2.3 Census
- 2.4 Church Records
- 2.5 Court Records
- 2.6 Directories
- 2.7 Emigration and Immigration
- 2.8 Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
- 2.9 Gazetteers
- 2.10 Genealogy
- 2.11 History
- 2.12 Land and Property
- 2.13 Local Histories
- 2.14 Maps
- 2.15 Migration
- 2.16 Military
- 2.17 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 2.18 Newspapers
- 2.19 Obituaries
- 2.20 Probate
- 2.21 Public Records
- 2.22 Repositories
- 2.23 Taxation
- 2.24 Vital Records
- 2.25 Websites
- 3 Places
- 4 References
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
- Parent County: created 15 February 1909 from Big Horn
- County seat:Cody 
- Neighboring Counties: Big Horn | Carbon County, Montana | Fremont | Gallatin County, Montana | Hot Springs | Park County, Montana | Teton | Washakie
For tips on accessing Park County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.
Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Wyoming denominations, view the Wyoming Church Records wiki page.
LDS ward and branches
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
Land and Property
Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.
See Wyoming Land and Property for additional information about early Wyoming land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.
Naturalization and Citizenship
In most counties in Wyoming, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.
The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Wyoming- Albany - Probate records.
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1911.
Court Clerk has divorce, probate and court records
Family History Centers
Wyoming tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.
- Western States Marriage Index over 694 marriages 1 Jan 1900 to 7 Jul 1926
|Badger Basin||Canyon Village||Garland||Powell||Tower Junction|
|Buffalo Ford||Cody||Meeteetse||Soda Butte (hist.)||Wapiti|
|Canyon Junction||Devils Den||Pahaska Tepee||Sunshine|
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Park County, Wyoming