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When was Gove County, KS Created?
Gove County was established on March 11, 1868 (organized in 1886) from Unorganized Territory. The county was named in honor of Grenville L. Gove, Captain in the 11th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry during the Civil Warwho died 7 Nov 1864.
What is the County Seat of Gove County, KS?
The County Seat is located in Gove City and the county government website is unknown
What cities and towns are in Gove County, KS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Gove, Grainfield, Grinnell, Park, Quinter.
Where can find Gove County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Gove County vital records can be found at the Kansas Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records from July 1, 1911; marriage records from May 1913 and divorce records from July 1951. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Kansas for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
You can search online for Gove County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Kansas Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
What Gove County, KS census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Gove County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Another census resource is the Kansas State Census Collection from 1855-1925. You'll find free down-loadable not to mention printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Kansas Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Gove County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Gove County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Kansas Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Gove County, KS?
A list of Gove County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Kansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Gove County, KS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Gove County, KS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Gove County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a fee. This is simply a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.