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When was Norton County, KS Created?
Norton County was established on February 26, 1867 (Organized on August 22, 1872) from Unorganized Land. The county was named in honor of Capt. Orloff Norton of Co. L, 15th Kansas Cavalry, who was killed by guerillas near Cane Hill, Ark., on 11 Nov 1864..
What counties are adjacent to Norton County, KS?
Bordering Counties are Furnas County, Nebraska (north), Harlan County, Nebraska (northeast), Phillips County (east), Graham County (south), Sheridan County (southwest), Decatur County (west).
What cities and towns are in Norton County, KS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Norton, Almena, Lenora, Clayton, Edmond.
Where can find Norton County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Norton County vital records can be found at the Kansas Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records from July 1, 1911; marriage records from May 1913 and divorce records from July 1951. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Kansas for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
You can search online for Norton County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Kansas Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
What Norton County, KS census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Norton County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Another census resource is the Kansas State Census Collection from 1855-1925. You'll find free down-loadable not to mention printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Kansas Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Norton County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Norton County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Kansas Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Norton County, KS?
A list of Norton County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Kansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Norton County, KS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Norton County, KS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Norton County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a fee. This is simply a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.