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[http://www.scottcountymo.com/ Scott County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 188<br>Benton, MO 63736-0188<br>Phone: 573.545.3549&nbsp;<br><br>Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; <br>Probate Judge has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scott County, Missouri. Page 405 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1821--'''Scott County was created from New Madrid County. '''County seat:''' Benton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1821--'''Scott County was created 28 December 1821 from [[New Madrid County, Missouri|New Madrid]] County. '''County seat:''' Benton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*See an interactive map of Scott County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
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*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
  
 
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*[[Alexander County, Illinois|Alexander County, Illinois]]
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*[[Cape Girardeau County, Missouri|Cape Girardeau]]
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*[[Mississippi County, Missouri|Mississippi]]
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*[[New Madrid County, Missouri|New Madrid]]
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*[[Stoddard County, Missouri|Stoddard]]
  
 
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Scott_County Scott County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Scott County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Sikeston Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203429&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Scott&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 21:14, 31 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Scott County Courthouse
PO Box 188
Benton, MO 63736-0188
Phone: 573.545.3549 

Recorder of Deeds has marriage and land records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records;
Probate Judge has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1821--Scott County was created 28 December 1821 from New Madrid County. County seat: Benton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scott County, Missouri. Page 405 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).