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Dundy County, Nebraska

Dundy County was founded on February 27, 1873 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory.

Currently the Dundy County Seat is located in Benkelman and also the county government website is

Places adjoining Dundy County are Hitchcock CountyRawlins County, Kansas, Cheyenne County, Kansas, Yuma County, Colorado, Chase CountyHayes County .

Dundy 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.

Dundy County Society and Family History Resources

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

Dundy County Courthouse and Government Records

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

Dundy County Links

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

Dundy Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Dundy Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Dundy Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Dundy Co. NE Census Records

Dundy Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Dundy Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Dundy Co. NE General and History Websites

Dundy Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Dundy Co. NE Military Records