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Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska

Scotts Bluff County was founded on November 06, 1881 from Cheyenne County.

Currently the Scotts Bluff County Seat is located in Gering and also the county government website is

Places adjoining Scotts Bluff County are Sioux County (North), Box_Butte County (Northeast), Morrill County (East), Banner County (South), Goshen County, Wyoming (West).

Scotts Bluff 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.

Scotts Bluff County Society and Family History Resources

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

Scotts Bluff County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often fail to notice the great importance of Scotts Bluff 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 Scotts Bluff 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.

Scotts Bluff County Links

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

Scotts Bluff Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Scotts Bluff Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Scotts Bluff Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Scotts Bluff Co. NE Census Records

Scotts Bluff Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Scotts Bluff Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Scotts Bluff Co. NE General and History Websites

Scotts Bluff Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Scotts Bluff Co. NE Military Records