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Hamilton County, Nebraska

Hamilton County was founded on February 16, 1867 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory.

Currently the Hamilton County Seat is located in Aurora and also the county government website is

Places adjoining Hamilton County are Polk CountyYork CountyClay CountyHall CountyMerrick County .

Hamilton County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules exist for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940Mortality 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.

Hamilton County Society and Family History Resources

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

Hamilton County Courthouse and Government Records

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

Hamilton County Links

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

Hamilton Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Hamilton Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Hamilton Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Hamilton Co. NE Census Records

Hamilton Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Hamilton Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hamilton Co. NE General and History Websites

Hamilton Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hamilton Co. NE Military Records