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Wheeler County, Nebraska

Wheeler County was founded on February 17, 1877 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory.

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

Places adjoining Wheeler County are Antelope CountyBoone CountyGreeley CountyGarfield CountyHolt County .

Wheeler 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.

Wheeler County Society and Family History Resources

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

Wheeler County Courthouse and Government Records

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

Wheeler County Links

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

Wheeler Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Wheeler Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Wheeler Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Wheeler Co. NE Census Records

Wheeler Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Wheeler Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Wheeler Co. NE General and History Websites

Wheeler Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Wheeler Co. NE Military Records