Wyandotte County, Kansas Genealogy

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Wyandotte County, Kansas 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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Online Records

Wyandotte County, Kansas
Map of Kansas highlighting Wyandotte County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Founded January 29, 1859
County Seat Kansas City
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Address Wyandotte County Courthouse
9400 State Ave.
Kansas City, Kansas 66112
Phone: 913.573.2876

County Courthouse

Wyandotte County Courthouse
710 N 7th Street
Kansas City, KS 66112
Phone: 913.573.2800

City Clerk has birth and death records. Probate Judge has marriage and probate records
Clerk District Court has divorce records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]


Parent County

1859--Wyandotte County was created 29 January 1859 from Leavenworth and Johnson Counties.
County seat: Kansas City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



Cemetery Index - Wyandotte County Historical Museum - Trowbridge Research Library [1]



LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Kansas City



Local Histories



Early migration routes to and from Wyandotte County, Kansas Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:


During the Civil War men from this county enlisted in the 1st Regiment Kansas Infantry Volunteers, 1st Regiment Kansas Colored Troops, 2nd Regiment Kansas Infantry, 5th Regiment Kansas Cavalry, 6th Regiment Kansas Cavalry, 10th Regiment Kansas Infantry, 12th Regiment Kansas Cavalry,  15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry, Company E, and the16th Regiment Kansas Cavalry.




Tax List for Wyandotte County - Wyandotte County Historical Museum - Trowbridge Research Library [2]

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wyandotte County, Kansas page 257, 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. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).