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Apache County, Arizona

Apache County was established on February 24, 1879 from Yavapai County.

The Apache County Seat is situated in St. Johns plus the county government website is

Areas neighboring Apache County actually are Greenlee CountyGraham CountyNavajo CountyMontezuma County, Colorado, San Juan County, Utah, San Juan County, New Mexico, McKinley County, New Mexico, Cibola County, New Mexico, Catron County, New Mexico.

Apache County vital records can be found at the Arizona Office of Vital Records which 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 Arizona for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.

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

Apache County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 18801890 (fragment, see below), 1900191019201930 and 1940.

Apache Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1880. Apache Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1880. Apache Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You’ll find free online and also printable census forms to aid with your research.

Apache County Society and Family History Resources

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

Apache County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist frequently fail to notice the benefits of Apache County court, probate, and land records as a useful resource of family history and genealogy details.

Hidden away in Arizona courthouses and archives just about everywhere tend to be the aspirations and frustrations of the many Arizona people.

The possibilities are excellent that your potential ancestors have left a in-depth record of at least some factors of their lives in the Apache County court records.

Even if your forebears is not brought up in a Court case, contemplate all of the other methods which often can have lead to her or him appearing in court records.

  • Apache County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 70 3rd S, St Johns, AZ 85936
    • Phone: (928) 337-7550
  • Apache County Clerk of Superior Court
    • Marriage and Divorce Records: 1879
    • Probate Records: 1879
    • Court Records: 1880
  • Apache County Recorder
    • Land Records: 1880

Apache County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Apache County. Feel free to furnish your own favorite Apache County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Apache Co. AZ Books, Newspapers & Publications

Apache Co. AZ Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Apache Co. AZ Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Apache Co. AZ Census Records

Apache Co. AZ Cemeteries & Church Records

Apache Co. AZ Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Apache Co. AZ General and History Websites

Apache Co. AZ Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Apache Co. AZ Military Records

Apache Co. AZ Schools & Directories