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Tooele County, Utah

Tooele County

Tooele County was established on March 03, 1852 as an Original county of State of Deseret. The county was named either from the Goshute Tribe Chief Tuilla or the Tules plant that grew in the marshes.

Currently the Tooele County Seat is situated in Tooele plus the county government website is

Areas neighboring Tooele County are Box Elder County (north), Weber County (northeast), Davis County (east), Salt Lake County (east) Utah County (east), Juab County (south), White Pine County, Nevada (southwest), Elko County, Nevada (west).

Cities and towns found in Tooele County consists of Grantsville, incorporated in 1867, Ophir, Rush Valley, Stockton, Tooele, incorporated in 1853, Vernon, Wendover, incorporated in 1950.

Tooele 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 Tooele 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 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Tooele Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Tooele Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Tooele 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.

Tooele County Society and Family History Resources

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

Tooele County Courthouse and Government Records

Tooele County Courthouse

Researchers frequently fail to notice the advantages of Tooele 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 Tooele 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 Tooele 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.
  • Tooele County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 47 S Main St, Tooele, UT 84074
    • Phone: (435) 843-3140
  • Tooele County Clerk responsibilities are to conduct Countywide elections, issue marriage licenses, issue business licenses for the unincorporated county,
  • Tooele 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: 1852
  • Tooele County Clerk of District Court duties services include Divorce, Protective Orders, Guardianship and other civil matters.
    • Address: 450 South State St, P.O. Box 1860, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1860
    • Phone: (801) 233-9771
    • Probate Records: 1870
    • Court Records: 1859  

Tooele County Links

The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources relevant to Tooele 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 Tooele County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Tooele Co. UT Books, Newspapers & Publications

Tooele Co. UT Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Tooele Co. UT Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Tooele Co. UT Census Records

Tooele Co. UT Cemeteries & Church Records

Tooele Co. UT Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Tooele Co. UT General and History Websites

Tooele Co. UT Immigration & Naturalization

Tooele Co. UT Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Tooele Co. UT Military Records

Tooele Co. UT Schools & Directories

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