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Oneida County, Wisconsin
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Oneida County, Wisconsin Facts

When was Oneida County, WI Created?
Oneida County was created on April 11, 1885 from Lincoln County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Oneida County, WI?
Bordering Counties are Vilas CountyForest CountyLanglade CountyLincoln CountyPrice County.

Oneida County, WI Vital Records

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

Oneida County, WI Census Records

What Oneida County, WI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Oneida County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment, see below), 1900191019201930 and 1940.

Oneida 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

Oneida County, WI Courthouse and Government Records

Oneida County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Oneida County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Oneida 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.

Oneida County, WI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Oneida Co. WI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Oneida Co. WI Church & Cemeteries

Oneida Co. WI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Oneida Co. WI General and History Websites

Oneida Co. WI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Oneida Co. WI Military Records