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Hughes County, Oklahoma
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Hughes County, Oklahoma Facts

Hughes County

When was Hughes County, OK Created?
Hughes County was established on July 16, 1907 from Creek lands. The county was named in honor of William C. Hughes, member of the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention.

What is the County Seat of Hughes County, OK?
The County Seat is located in Holdenville and the county government website is unknown

What counties are adjacent to Hughes County, OK?
Bordering Counties are Okfuskee County (north), McIntosh County (northeast), Pittsburg County (east), Coal County (south), Pontotoc County (southwest), Seminole County (west).

What cities and towns are in Hughes County, OK?
Cities and towns located in the County include Atwood, Calvin, Dustin, Gerty, Holdenville, Horntown, Lamar, Spaulding, Stuart, Wetumka, Yeager

Hughes County, OK Vital Records

Where can find Hughes County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Hughes County vital records can be found at the Oklahoma Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, and death records since October 1908. County marriage and divorce records are located in the local Clerk of Courts officeThere is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Oklahoma for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.

You can search online for Hughes County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Oklahoma Birth Certificate or Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Hughes County, OK Census Records

What Hughes County, OK census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Hughes County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Another census resource is the Oklahoma Territorial Census, 1890 and 1907. You will discover free online in addition to printable census forms that can help with your research. See Also Oklahoma Census Records Research Guide.

Hughes County, OK Courthouse and Government Records

Hughes County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Hughes County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Hughes County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Oklahoma Corthouse Records Research Guide. The Book Guide to the Historical Records of Oklahoma, indicates location of county records, including those of tax and assessments.

  • Hughes County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 200 N Broadway St, Holdenville, OK 74848
    • Phone: (405) 379-2746
  • Hughes County Clerk's Office is responsible for preserving all the legal instruments filed by private citizens and public officials with the County Clerk's office. The office maintains files of all real estate records, plats, judgments, liens, patents, military discharges, school records, county personnel, insurance and retirement records for employees, meeting notices, commissioners' proceedings and other documents. Although county clerks record births and deaths and provide information on request, certificates are available only from the Vital Records Section, State Department of Health
    • Birth / Death Records: 1908
    • Land Records: 1907
  • Hughes County Court Clerk's Office has the primary responsibility to record, file, and maintain permanent records of the proceedings of the District Court. We collect fines, fees, and forfeitures, and distribute the collected monies as provided by law to the appropriate agencies. There are numerous types of cases filed with the Court Clerk's Office some of which include: Civil, Small Claims, Probate, Guardianship, Adoption, Felony, Misdemeanor, Search Warrants, Licenses and more...
    • Marriage Records: 1907 
    • Probate Records: 1907 
    • Court Records: 1907
  • Oklahoma, Applications for Allotment, Five Civilized Tribes, 1899-1907
  • BLM Land Records

Hughes County, OK Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Hughes County, OK?
A list of Hughes County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Oklahoma Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Hughes County, OK Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Hughes County, OK?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Hughes County.

Hughes Co. OK Books, Newspapers & Publications

Hughes Co. OK Cemeteries & Church Records

Hughes Co. OK Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hughes Co. OK General and History Websites

Hughes Co. OK Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hughes Co. OK Military Records

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