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== County Courthouse  ==
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Platte County; 415 3rd St; PO Box 30CH; Platte City, MO 64079; Ph. 816.858.2232 Details: (Attached to Clay Co for civil & mil purposes from Dec 1836 to 31 Dec 1838) (Co Clk has b rec 1883-1887 & d rec 1883-1888; Redr Deeds has m & land rec; Clk Cir Ct has div rec; Pro Judge has pro & ct rec)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 21:24, 10 September 2012

Template:Missouri-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Platte County

Platte County; 415 3rd St; PO Box 30CH; Platte City, MO 64079; Ph. 816.858.2232 Details: (Attached to Clay Co for civil & mil purposes from Dec 1836 to 31 Dec 1838) (Co Clk has b rec 1883-1887 & d rec 1883-1888; Redr Deeds has m & land rec; Clk Cir Ct has div rec; Pro Judge has pro & ct rec)

History

Parent County

1838--Platte County was created 31 December 1838 from the Platte purchase. County seat: Platte City [1]

Boundary Changes

  • See an interactive map of Platte County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Camden Point
  • Dearborn
  • Edgerton
  • Farley
  • Ferrelview
  • Houston Lake
  • Iatan
  • Lake Waukomis
  • Northmoor
  • Parkeville
  • Platte City
  • Platte Woods
  • Ridgely
  • Riverside
  • Tracy
  • Weatherby Lake
  • Weston

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Platte County, Missouri Genealogy census records online, see: Missouri Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • William McClung Paxton's Annals of Platte County, Missouri, pub 1897, 1182 pages. A digital copy is searchable online using Google Books and FamilySearch (warning: downloads as a large file in a viewer). Also available as FHL 1000300.

Maps


Migration

Early migration routes to and from Platte County, Missouri Genealogy for European settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Platte County Archives

Platte County Historical Society

Northland Genelogical Society

Mid-Continent Public Libraries in Platte City, Weston, and several locations in Southern Platte County.

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

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).