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Hot Springs County, Wyoming

Hot Springs County

Hot Springs County was established on February 09, 1911 (organized 1913) from Fremont County, Big Horn County, and Park County. The county was named for the hot springs at Thermopolis within the county borders..

Currently the Hot Springs County Seat can be found in Thermopolis and the county government website is

Areas neighboring Hot Springs County are Washakie County (east), Fremont County (south), Park County (northwest).

Cities and towns located in Hot Springs County consists of East Thermopolis, Kirby, Thermopolis.

Hot Springs County vital records can be found at the Wyoming 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 Wyoming for current fees and application process.

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

Hot Springs County consists of Federal Census Schedules to aid in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules exist for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Hot Springs Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Hot Springs Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Hot Springs Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free downloadable and also printable census forms to help with your research.

Hot Springs County Society and Family History Resources

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

Hot Springs County Courthouse and Government Records

Hot Springs County Courthouse

Researchers typically overlook the value of Hot Springs County court, probate, and land records as a useful resource of genealogy and family history details. Buried away in Wyoming courthouses and archives just about everywhere could be the aspirations and frustrations of countless Wyoming inhabitants. The possibilities are very good that your particular ancestors and forefathers have left a in-depth record of at least some facets of their lives in the Hot Springs County court records. Even if your ancestors is not mentioned in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures which could have lead to him or her to appear in court records.

Make sure you call the clerk's dept to affirm hours, mailing address, fees and other details prior to visiting or asking for information because of sometimes changing contact details. The Department Offices DO NOT DO RESEARCH. The documents are readily available to interested parties, barring private issues. Many staff will assist men and women in obtaining the materials, however it's up to the person to do the researching.

The below information and facts denotes what birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Hot Springs County. The years suggested below tend to be the first recognized records data in this county.

  • Hot Springs County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 417 Arapahoe St, Thermopolis, WY 82443
    • Phone: (307) 864-3323
  • Hot Springs County Clerk & Recorder's Office responsibilities which include maintaining records of land transactions (deeds, mortgages, subdivisions, mineral leases, etc) and ssue Wyoming Marriage Licenses.
    • Marriage Records: 1913
    • Land Records: 1893
  • Hot Springs County Clerk of District Court has many responsibilities which include the administration of estates, probate of wills, the appointment of guardians and is responsible for filing and maintaining records of all court proceedings and documents of both civil and criminal nature.
    • Probate Records: 1912
    • Court Records: 1911 

Hot Springs County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources related to Hot Springs County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is simply a directory that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to submit your own most liked Hot Springs County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Hot Springs Co. WY Books, Newspapers & Publications

Hot Springs Co. WY Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Hot Springs Co. WY Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Hot Springs Co. WY Census Records

Hot Springs Co. WY Church & Cemeteries

Hot Springs Co. WY Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hot Springs Co. WY General and History Websites

Hot Springs Co. WY Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hot Springs Co. WY Military Records

Hot Springs Co. WY Schools & Directories

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