Box Butte County, Nebraska
Box Butte County was founded on March 23, 1887 from Dawes County.
Box Butte County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules exist for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940. The Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free downloadable and printable census forms to help with your research.
Box Butte County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Box Butte County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Nebraska State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Northwest Nebraska Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 6, Alliance, Nebraska 69301
- Box Butte County, Nebraska Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Box Butte County, Nebraska Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Box Butte County (usgwarchives.net)
Box Butte County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers often fail to notice the great importance of Box Butte County court, probate, and land records as a resource of family history and genealogy information. Buried away in Nebraska courthouses and archives just about everywhere could be the aspirations and frustrations of the many Nebraska citizens. The chances are excellent that your particular ancestors have left a in-depth record of at least quite a few facets of their lives in the Box Butte County court records. Even if your forefathers is not referred to in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other procedures which could have lead to him or her appearing in court records.
- Box Butte County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 515 Box Butte Ave, Alliance, NE 69301
- Phone: (308) 762-6293
- Box Butte County Clerk
- Marriage Records: 1887
- Box Butte County Register of Deeds
- Land Records: 1887
- Box Butte Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1887
- Court Records: 1887
- Nebraska Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Nebraska for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
Box Butte County Links
The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Box Butte County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is merely a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to submit your own preferred Box Butte County genealogy or family history related sites.