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Saline County, Nebraska

Saline County was founded on March 06, 1855 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory.

Currently the Saline County Seat is located in Wilber and also the county government website is

Places adjoining Saline County are Lancaster CountyGage CountyJefferson CountyFillmore CountySeward County .

Saline 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.

Saline County Society and Family History Resources

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

Saline County Courthouse and Government Records

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

Saline County Links

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

Saline Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Saline Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Saline Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Saline Co. NE Census Records

Saline Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Saline Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Saline Co. NE General and History Websites

Saline Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Saline Co. NE Military Records