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Price County, Wisconsin
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Price County, Wisconsin Facts

When was Price County, WI Created?
Price County was created on February 26, 1879 from Chippewa County and Lincoln County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Price County, WI?
Bordering Counties are Ashland CountyIron CountyVilas CountyOneida CountyLincoln CountyTaylor CountyRusk CountySawyer County.

Price County, WI Vital Records

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

Price County, WI Census Records

What Price County, WI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Price County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18801890 (fragment, see below), 1900191019201930 and 1940.

Price Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1880. Price Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1880. Price 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

Price County, WI Courthouse and Government Records

Price County Courthouse

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

Price County, WI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Price Co. WI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Price Co. WI Church & Cemeteries

Price Co. WI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Price Co. WI General and History Websites

Price Co. WI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Price Co. WI Military Records