Apache County, Arizona
Apache County was established on February 24, 1879 from Yavapai County.
Areas neighboring Apache County actually are Greenlee County, Graham County, Navajo County, Montezuma 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 1880, 1890 (fragment, see below), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 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.
- Arizona Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Arizona State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Apache County Historical Society , 180 W. Cleveland (P.O. Box 146), St. Johns, AZ 85936, (928) 337-4737.
- Alpine Public Library , P.O. Box 528 Hwy. 180 Alpine, Arizona 85920; 928-339-4925
- Apache County, Arizona Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Apache County, Arizona Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Apache County (usgwarchives.net)
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.