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Garfield County, Nebraska

Garfield County was founded on November 08, 1884 from Wheeler County.

Currently the Garfield County Seat is located in Burwell and also the county government website is

Places adjoining Garfield County are Wheeler CountyValley CountyLoup CountyHolt County .

Garfield County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules exist for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940. The Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free downloadable and printable census forms to help with your research.

Garfield County Society and Family History Resources

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

Garfield County Courthouse and Government Records

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

Garfield County Links

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

Garfield Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Garfield Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Garfield Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Garfield Co. NE Census Records

Garfield Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Garfield Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Garfield Co. NE General and History Websites

Garfield Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Garfield Co. NE Military Records