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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Smith County; 218 S Grant St; Smith Center, KS 66967; Ph. 785.282.6533 Details: (Pro Judge has m & pro rec from 1875; Clk Dis Ct has div & ct rec from 1875; Co Clk has land rec from 1872)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:18, 28 June 2012

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County Courthouse

Smith County; 218 S Grant St; Smith Center, KS 66967; Ph. 785.282.6533 Details: (Pro Judge has m & pro rec from 1875; Clk Dis Ct has div & ct rec from 1875; Co Clk has land rec from 1872)

History

Parent County

1867--Smith County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory.County seat: Smith Center [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Lebanon
  • Smith Center

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Plat Book, Smith County, Kansas, 1900, Northwest Publishing Co.[2]  This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory and plats of towns as of the year of publication.

Military

Smith County was organized after the Civil War.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Smith Center Public Library: Library holdings can be searched in Pathfinder Central. The library may have cataloged unique items related to genealogy and local history, in addition to published works for this area.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Kansas Memory, Kansas Historical Society