Box Elder County, Utah

Box Elder County

Box Elder County was established on January 05, 1856 from Weber County. The county was named for the many Box Elder trees in the area.

Currently the Box Elder County Seat is situated in  Brigham City plus the county government website is http://www.boxeldercounty.org/

Areas neighboring Box Elder County are Cache County (east), Weber County, Tooele County (south), Elko County, Nevada (west), Cassia County, Idaho (north), Oneida County, Idaho (north).

Cities and towns found in Box Elder County consists of Bear River City, incorporated 1886, Brigham City, Corinne, Deweyville, incorporated 1969, Elwood, Fielding, incorporated 1911, Garland, Honeyville, incorporated 1916, Howell, incorporated 1941, Mantua, incorporated 1911, Perry, incorporated 1911, Plymouth, Portage, Snowville, incorporated 1933, Tremonton, incorporated 1895, Willard, incorporated 1870

Box Elder County vital records can be found at the Utah 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 Utah for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.

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

Beaver County includes Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Government Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Box Elder Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Box Elder Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Box Elder Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. You'll find free down-loadable and also printable census forms that can help with your research.

Box Elder County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Box Elder County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Box Elder County Courthouse and Government Records


Box Elder County Courthouse

Researchers frequently fail to notice the advantages of Box Elder County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of genealogy information and facts. Hidden away in Utah courthouses and archives everywhere tend to be the desires and frustrations of the many Utah men and women. The chances are great that your potential ancestors have left a in-depth document of at least several aspects of their lives in the Box Elder County court records. Even if your ancestors and forefathers is not mentioned in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other procedures which may have lead to her or him showing up in court records.

The below facts indicates whatever marriage, birth, death, land, wills, and court records can be found in Box Elder County. The dates stated listed below are considered the first widely known documents in this county.

You should get in touch with the clerk's dept to validate hours, mailing address, fees and other particulars in advance of visiting or requesting information because of occasionally changing contact details. The Department Offices DO NOT DO RESEARCH. The records and documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues. The majority of staff will guide individuals in locating the materials, however it is up to the individual to do the research.
  • Box Elder County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 1 S Main St, Brigham City, UT 84302
    • Phone: (435) 734-3354
  • Box Elder County Clerk responsibilities are to conduct Countywide elections, issue marriage licenses, issue business licenses for the unincorporated county,
  • Box Elder County Recorder duties include Record, store and retrieve land documents in the public record; Assist the public in locating real property parcels on ownership plats; Assist the public in locating records; Record Military Discharges and provide certified copies of these documents at no charge; Sell copies of documents and plats to the public
    • Land Records: 1856
  • Box Elder County Clerk of District Court duties services include Divorce, Protective Orders, Guardianship and other civil matters.
    • Address: 43 North Main, P.O.Box 873, Brigham City, UT 84302-0873
    • Phone: (435)734-4617
    • Probate Records: 1856 
    • Court Records: 1856  

Box Elder County Links

The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources relevant to Box Elder County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is merely a list which has been compiled or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to suggest your own preferred Box Elder County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Box Elder Co. UT Books, Newspapers & Publications

Box Elder Co. UT Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Box Elder Co. UT Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Box Elder Co. UT Census Records

Box Elder Co. UT Cemeteries & Graveyards

Box Elder Co. UT Church & Bible Records

Box Elder Co. UT Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Box Elder Co. UT General and History Websites

Box Elder Co. UT Immigration & Naturalization

Box Elder Co. UT Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Box Elder Co. UT Military Records

Box Elder Co. UT Schools & Directories

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