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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
[[Image:Phelps County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]  
[[Image:Phelps County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]&nbsp;[http://www.phelpsgov.org/ Phelps County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;PO Box 404; <br>Holdrege, NE 68949<br> Phone: 308.995.4469&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage and land records; <br>County Judge has probate records <br>Clerk District Court has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Phelps County, Nebraska page 433, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
== History  ==
== History  ==

Revision as of 18:57, 14 August 2012

United States  > Nebraska > Phelps County

County Courthouse

Phelps County Nebraska Courthouse.jpg
 Phelps County Courthouse
 PO Box 404;
Holdrege, NE 68949
Phone: 308.995.4469 

County Clerk has marriage and land records;
County Judge has probate records
Clerk District Court has divorce records[1]


Parent County

1873--Phelps County was created 11 February 1873 from Kearney County. County seat: Holdrege [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Phelps County, Nebraska Genealogy census records online, see: Nebraska Census.




Local Histories



Early migration routes to and from Phelps County, Nebraska Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:





Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Phelps County, Nebraska page 433, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map II" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap2.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).