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Red Willow County, Nebraska

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

Currently the Red Willow County Seat is located in McCook and also the county government website is

Places adjoining Red Willow County are Furnas CountyDecatur County, Kansas, Rawlins County, Kansas, Hitchcock CountyFrontier County .

Red Willow County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules exist for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940Mortality 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.

Red Willow County Society and Family History Resources

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

Red Willow County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often fail to notice the great importance of Red Willow 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 Red Willow 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.

Red Willow County Links

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

Red Willow Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Red Willow Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Red Willow Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Red Willow Co. NE Census Records

Red Willow Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Red Willow Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Red Willow Co. NE General and History Websites

Red Willow Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Red Willow Co. NE Military Records

Red Willow Co. NE Schools & Directories