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Washita County, Oklahoma
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Washita County, Oklahoma Facts

When was Washita County, OK Created?
Washita County was established on April 19, 1892 from Cheyenne & Arapaho lands.

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

What counties are adjacent to Washita County, OK?
Bordering Counties are Custer CountyCaddo CountyKiowa CountyBeckham County.

Washita County, OK Vital Records

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

Washita County, OK Census Records

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

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.

Washita County, OK Courthouse and Government Records

Washita County Courthouse

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

Washita County, OK Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Washita Co. OK Books, Newspapers & Publications

Washita Co. OK Cemeteries & Church Records

Washita Co. OK Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Washita Co. OK General and History Websites

Washita Co. OK Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Washita Co. OK Military Records