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Coal County, Oklahoma
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Coal County, Oklahoma Facts

When was Coal County, OK Created?
Coal County was established on July 16, 1907 from Choctaw lands.

What is the County Seat of Coal County, OK?
The County Seat is located in Coalgate and the county government website is unknown

What counties are adjacent to Coal County, OK?
Bordering Counties are Hughes CountyPittsburg CountyAtoka County (east & south), Johnston CountyPontotoc County.

Coal County, OK Vital Records

Where can find Coal County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Coal 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 Coal 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.

Coal County, OK Census Records

What Coal County, OK census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Coal County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1910192019301940.

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.

Coal County, OK Courthouse and Government Records

Coal County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Coal County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Coal 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 Coal 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.

Coal County, OK Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

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Coal Co. OK Cemeteries & Church Records

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Coal Co. OK Military Records