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Colfax County, Nebraska

Colfax County was founded on February 15, 1869 from Platte County.

Currently the Colfax County Seat is located in Schuyler and also the county government website is unknown

Places adjoining Colfax County are Dodge CountyButler CountyPlatte CountyStanton CountyCuming County .

Colfax County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules exist for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)1900191019201930 and 1940Mortality Schedules are available for 1870 and 1880. Industry and Agriculture Schedules exist for 1870 and 1880. The Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free downloadable and printable census forms to help with your research.

Colfax County Society and Family History Resources

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

Colfax County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often fail to notice the great importance of Colfax 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 Colfax 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.

Colfax County Links

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

Colfax Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Colfax Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Colfax Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Colfax Co. NE Census Records

Colfax Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Colfax Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Colfax Co. NE General and History Websites

Colfax Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Colfax Co. NE Military Records