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Box Butte County, Nebraska

Box Butte County was founded on March 23, 1887 from Dawes County.

Currently the Box Butte County Seat is located in Alliance and also the county government website is

Places adjoining Box Butte County are Dawes CountySheridan CountyMorrill CountyScotts_Bluff CountySioux County .

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

Box Butte County Society and Family History Resources

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

Box Butte County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often fail to notice the great importance of Box Butte 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 Box Butte 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.

Box Butte County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Box Butte 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 Box Butte County genealogy or family history related sites.

Box Butte Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Box Butte Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Box Butte Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Box Butte Co. NE Census Records

Box Butte Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Box Butte Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Box Butte Co. NE General and History Websites

Box Butte Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Box Butte Co. NE Military Records