Mohave County, Arizona
Mohave County was established on December 21, 1864.
Areas neighboring Mohave County actually are Washington County, Utah, Kane County, Utah, Coconino County, Yavapai County, La Paz County, San Bernardino County, California, Clark County, Nevada, Lincoln County, Nevada .
Mohave 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 Mohave 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.
Mohave County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1870, 1880, 1890 (fragment, see below), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940.
Mohave Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Mohave Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Mohave Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You’ll find free online and also printable census forms to aid with your research.
Mohave County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Mohave County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Arizona Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Arizona State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Chloride Historical Society, Jim Fritz Museum, 2nd St. and Elkhart, P.O. Box 294, Chloride, AZ 86431; Ph (928) 565-3619
- Colorado River Historical Society, P.O. Box 1599 Bullhead City, AZ 86430; Museum phone (928)754-3399
- Lake Havasu Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 953, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405-0953;(928) 854-5447
- Mohave County Genealogical Society, 400 West Beale Street, Kingman, AZ 86401
- Mohave Museum of History and Arts, 400 West Beale Street, Kingman, Arizona, 86401; 928-753-3195
- Tri-States Genealogical Society, PO Box 21902, Bullhead City, AZ 86439
- Mohave County, Arizona Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Mohave County, Arizona Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Mohave County (usgwarchives.net)
Mohave County Courthouse and Government Records
Genealogist frequently fail to notice the benefits of Mohave 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 Mohave 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.
- Mohave County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 401 E Spring St, Kingman, AZ 86401
- Phone: 928) 753-0710
- Mohave County Clerk of Superior Court
- Marriage and Divorce Records: 1887
- Probate Records: 1865
- Court Records: 1880
- Mohave County Recorder
- Land Records: 1863
Mohave County Links
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Mohave County. Feel free to furnish your own favorite Mohave County genealogy or family history associated sites.