Wichita County, Kansas Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Wichita County; 206 S 4th St; PO Drawer 968; Leoti, KS 67861-0279; Ph. 316.375.4454 Details: (Pro Judge has m & pro rec from 1887 & ct rec; City Clk has d & bur rec from 1887; Clk Dis Ct has div rec from 1887; Reg of Deeds has land rec from 1885)
1873--Wichita County was created 6 March 1873 from Indian Lands. County seat: Leoti 
- Sherman County was organized after the Civil War.
Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society has a number of scrapbooks in their library that contain obituaries cut from The Wichita Eagle and Beacon. Site gives an alphabetical listing of names appearing in those scrapbooks for the years 1955-2008.
Societies and Libraries
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
- Wichita County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).