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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Scotts Bluff County'''
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'''Scotts Bluff County''', Nebraska genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.
  
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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=== County Government Site ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Scotts Bluff County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Nebraska highlighting Scotts Bluff County svg.bmp
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| state = Nebraska
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| state_map = NE-map.png
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| latd = 39.99
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| longd = 91.19
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| founded title = [[Nebraska County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1888
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| founded date = November 6
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| seat wl= Gering
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| building image = Scotts Bliff county courthouse.gif
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| building image size = 100px
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Courthouse|Scotts Bluff County Courthouse]]'''<br>1825 10th Street<br>Gering, Nebraska 69341<br>Phone: 308.436.6600
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== Neighboring Counties ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
== Resources ==
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[http://www.scottsbluffcounty.org/ Scotts Bluff County Courthouse]<br>1825 10th Street<br> Gering, NE 69341<br> Phone: 308.436.6600<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records.<br> County Judge has divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska page 434, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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==== Parent County  ====
  
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'''1888--'''Scotts Bluff County was created 6 November 1888 from [[Cheyenne County, Nebraska|Cheyenne]] County. '''County seat:''' Gering <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*[[Banner County, Nebraska|Banner]]
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*[[Box Butte County, Nebraska|Box Butte]]
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*[[Goshen County, Wyoming|Goshen County, Wyoming]]
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*[[Sioux County, Nebraska|Sioux]]
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Nebraska}}
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==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Scottsbluff
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*Scottsbluff Dist
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platte_River Platte River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map II" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap2.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>"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).</ref>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Scottsbluff Nebraska Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Nebraska%2C+Scotts+Bluff|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska
Map
Map of Nebraska highlighting Scotts Bluff County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nebraska
Location of Nebraska in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 6, 1888
County Seat Gering
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Scotts Bluff County Courthouse
1825 10th Street
Gering, Nebraska 69341
Phone: 308.436.6600


County Courthouse

Scotts Bluff County Courthouse
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341
Phone: 308.436.6600

County Clerk has marriage records.
County Judge has divorce, probate and court records. [1]

History

Parent County

1888--Scotts Bluff County was created 6 November 1888 from Cheyenne County. County seat: Gering [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Scottsbluff
  • Scottsbluff Dist

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska page 434, 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).
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