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Garfield County, Oklahoma
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Garfield County, Oklahoma Facts
When was Garfield County, OK Created?
Garfield County was established on September 16, 1893 from Cherokee Outlet land.
What is the County Seat of Garfield County, OK?
The County Seat is located in Enid and the county government website is unknown
What counties are adjacent to Garfield County, OK?
Bordering Counties are Grant County, Noble County, Logan County, Kingfisher County, Major County, Alfalfa County.
Garfield County, OK Vital Records
Where can find Garfield County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Garfield 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 Garfield 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.
Garfield County, OK Census Records
What Garfield County, OK census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Garfield County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
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.
Garfield County, OK Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Garfield County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Garfield 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 Garfield 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.
- Garfield County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 114 W Broadway Ave, Enid, OK 73701
- Phone: (580) 237-0232
- Garfield County Clerk’s Office
- Birth / Death Records: 1908
- Land Records: 1893
- Garfield County Court Clerk’s Office
- Marriage Records: 1893
- Probate Records: 1894
- Court Records: 1907
- Oklahoma, Applications for Allotment, Five Civilized Tribes, 1899-1907
- BLM Land Records
Garfield County, OK Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Garfield County, OK?
A list of Garfield County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Oklahoma Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Garfield County Historical Society, P.O. Box 3337, Enid 73702
- Garfield County Genealogists, P. O. Box 1106, Enid, Oklahoma 73702
- Drummond Historical Society, 402 S Main, Drummond, OK 73735
- Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Division of State Archives and Records, 200 N.E. 18th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 75105
- Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
- Oklahoma Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 12986, Oklahoma City 73157-2986
Where can I connect with other Garfield County, OK Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Oklahoma State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Garfield County, Oklahoma Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Garfield County, Oklahoma Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Garfield County, OK?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Garfield County.
Garfield Co. OK Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Oklahoma Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Oklahoma historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Oklahoma (1871–1923) (genealogybank.com)
- Garfield County, Oklahoma Books (amazon.com)
- Search Oklahoma Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Garfield County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Garfield Co. OK Cemeteries & Church Records
- Oklahoma Cemetery Research Guide
- Garfield Co., Oklahoma Graves (findagrave.com)
- Garfield County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Garfield Co., Oklahoma Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Garfield Co., Oklahoma Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Oklahoma Church & Bible Research Guide
- Garfield County, Oklahoma Church Books (amazon.com)
Garfield Co. OK Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Oklahoma Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
- Oklahoma, Applications for Enrollment to the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914 (familysearch) These records list the individuals who were accepted as eligible for tribal membership in the “Five Civilized Tribes”: Cherokees, Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws, and Seminoles. The records include 101,000 names from 1898-1914 (primarily from 1899-1906)
Garfield Co. OK General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Oklahoma
- Garfield County, Oklahoma Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Chronicles of Oklahoma (http://digital.library.okstate.edu)
- Garfield County, Oklahoma Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Garfield Co. OK Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Garfield County, Oklahoma (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Oklahoma – Counties – Garfield (cyndislist.com)
- Garfield County Oklahoma (genealogytrails.com)
- Garfield Co. OKGenweb (felihkatubbe.com)
- Garfield County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Garfield Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Garfield Co. OK Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
Garfield Co. OK Military Records
- Oklahoma Military Records Research Guide
- Oklahoma Military Records (fold3.com) will provide access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents belonging to the Oklahoma individuals that served. Ideal for Garfield County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.