Platte County, Wyoming Genealogy
Guide to Platte County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Platte County, Wyoming|
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
|Founded||February 9, 1911|
|Address|| Platte County Courthouse|
806 9th Street
Wheatland, WY 82201
Platte 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 Maps
- 2.14 Migration
- 2.15 Military
- 2.16 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 2.17 Newspapers
- 2.18 Obituaries
- 2.19 Probate
- 2.20 Public Records
- 2.21 Repositories
- 2.22 Taxation
- 2.23 Vital Records
- 2.24 Websites
- 3 Places
- 4 References
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
- Parent County: created 9 February 1911 from Laramie
- County seat: Wheatland 
- Neighboring Counties: Albany | Converse | Goshen | Laramie | Niobrara
For tips on accessing Platte County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
Land and Property
Early migration routes to and from Platte County, Wyoming Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:
Naturalization and Citizenship
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1890;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
- "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
- "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).
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Platte County, Wyoming