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Canadian County, Oklahoma
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Canadian County, Oklahoma Facts

When was Canadian County, OK Created?
Canadian County was established on May 1890 as an original county (Part of Cheyenne and Arapaho reservation).

What is the County Seat of Canadian County, OK?
The County Seat is located in El Reno and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Canadian County, OK?
Bordering Counties are Kingfisher CountyOklahoma CountyCleveland CountyGrady CountyCaddo CountyBlaine County.

Canadian County, OK Vital Records

Where can find Canadian County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Canadian County vital records can be found at the Oklahoma Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, and death records since October 1908. County marriage and divorce records are located in the local Clerk of Courts officeThere is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Oklahoma for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.

You can search online for Canadian County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Oklahoma Birth Certificate or Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Canadian County, OK Census Records

What Canadian County, OK census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Canadian County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Canadian Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890.

Another census resource is the Oklahoma Territorial Census, 1890 and 1907. You will discover free online in addition to printable census forms that can help with your research. See Also Oklahoma Census Records Research Guide.

Canadian County, OK Courthouse and Government Records

Canadian County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Canadian County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Canadian County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Oklahoma courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Oklahoma residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Canadian County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Oklahoma Courthouse Records Research Guide.

Canadian County, OK Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Canadian County, OK?
A list of Canadian County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Oklahoma Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Canadian County, OK Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Canadian County, OK?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Canadian County.

Canadian Co. OK Books, Newspapers & Publications

Canadian Co. OK Cemeteries & Church Records

Canadian Co. OK Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Canadian Co. OK General and History Websites

Canadian Co. OK Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Canadian Co. OK Military Records