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Stanton County, Nebraska

Izard County was founded on March 06, 1855 from Burt County. It was renamed to Stanton County on January 10, 1862.

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

Places adjoining Stanton County are Cuming CountyColfax CountyPlatte CountyMadison CountyWayne County .

Stanton 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.

Stanton County Society and Family History Resources

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

Stanton County Courthouse and Government Records

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

Stanton County Links

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

Stanton Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Stanton Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Stanton Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Stanton Co. NE Census Records

Stanton Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Stanton Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Stanton Co. NE General and History Websites

Stanton Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Stanton Co. NE Military Records