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Antelope County, Nebraska

Antelope County was founded on March 01, 1871 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory.

Currently the Antelope County Seat is located in Neligh and also the county government website is

Places adjoining Antelope County are Pierce CountyMadison CountyBoone CountyWheeler CountyHolt CountyKnox County .

Townships located in the county include Bazile, Blaine, Burnett, Cedar, Clearwater, Crawford, Custer, Eden, Elgin, Ellsworth, Elm, Frenchtown, Garfield, Grant, Lincoln, Logan, Neligh (township), Oakdale, Ord, Royal, Sherman, Stanton, Verdigris, Willow.

Antelope County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules exist for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)1900191019201930 and 1940Mortality Schedules are available for 1880. Industry and Agriculture Schedules exist for 1880. The Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free downloadable and printable census forms to help with your research.

Antelope County Society and Family History Resources

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

Antelope County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often fail to notice the great importance of Antelope County court, probate, and land records as a resource of family history and genealogy information. Buried away in Nebraska courthouses and archives just about everywhere could be the aspirations and frustrations of the many Nebraska citizens. The chances are excellent that your particular ancestors have left a in-depth record of at least quite a few facets of their lives in the Antelope County court records. Even if your forefathers is not referred to in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other procedures which could have lead to him or her appearing in court records.

Antelope County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Antelope County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is merely a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to submit your own preferred Antelope County genealogy or family history related sites.

Antelope Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Antelope Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Antelope Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Antelope Co. NE Census Records

Antelope Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Antelope Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Antelope Co. NE General and History Websites

Antelope Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Antelope Co. NE Military Records