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Richardson County, Nebraska

Richardson County was founded on November 23, 1854 as one of Nine Original Counties.

Currently the Richardson County Seat is located in Falls City and also the county government website is

Places adjoining Richardson County are Nemaha CountyHolt County, Missouri, Doniphan County, Kansas, Brown County, Kansas, Nemaha County, Kansas, Pawnee County .

Richardson County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules exist for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940Mortality Schedules are available for 1860, 1870 and 1880 . Industry and Agriculture Schedules exist for 1860, 1870 and 1880 . The Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free downloadable and printable census forms to help with your research.

Richardson County Society and Family History Resources

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

Richardson County Courthouse and Government Records

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

Richardson County Links

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

Richardson Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Richardson Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Richardson Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Richardson Co. NE Census Records

Richardson Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Richardson Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Richardson Co. NE General and History Websites

Richardson Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Richardson Co. NE Military Records