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Green County, Wisconsin
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Green County, Wisconsin Facts

When was Green County, WI Created?
Green County was created on December 8, 1836 from Iowa County. The county was named in honor of Nathanael Greene (1742-1786), quartermaster general during the American Revolutionary War.

What is the County Seat of Green County, WI?
The County Seat is located in Monroe and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Green County, WI?
Bordering Counties are Dane CountyRock CountyWinnebago County, Illinois, Stephenson County, Illinois, Lafayette CountyIowa County.

Green County, WI Vital Records

Where can find Green County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Green County vital records can be found at the Wisconsin Office of Vital Records has copies of Birth, Marriage, Divorce & Death Records reported since 1907. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Wisconsin for current fees and application process..

You can search online for Green County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Wisconsin Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDivorce CertificateDeath Certificate Application to mail.

Green County, WI Census Records

What Green County, WI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Green County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 840 (as Wisconsin Territory), 18501860187018801890 (fragment, see below), 1900191019201930 and 1940.

Green Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Green Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Green Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research.

There are Wisconsin State censuses from 1895 and 1905. Also the Wisconsin Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index for 1820-1890. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Wisconsin Census Records Research Guide

Green County, WI Courthouse and Government Records

Green County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Green County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Green County.The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

See Also Wisconsin Courthouse Records Research Guide.

Green County, WI Societies and Family History Resources

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

Where can I connect with other Green County, WI Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Green County, WI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Green County. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is just a listing which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

Green Co. WI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Green Co. WI Church & Cemeteries

Green Co. WI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Green Co. WI General and History Websites

Green Co. WI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Green Co. WI Military Records