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Johnson County, Wyoming

Johnson County was established on December 8, 1875 (organized 1877) from Carbon County and Sweetwater County (originally named Pease County, renamed Johnson County 1879).

Currently the Johnson County Seat can be found in Buffalo and the county government website is

Areas neighboring Johnson County are Sheridan CountyCampbell CountyConverse CountyNatrona CountyWashakie CountyBig Horn County.

Cities and towns located in Johnson County consists of Buffalo, Kaycee

Johnson County vital records can be found at the Wyoming Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Wyoming for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Johnson County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Wyomong Birth CertificateMarriage or Divorce CertificateDeath Certificate Applications to mail.

Johnson County consists of Federal Census Schedules to aid in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules exist for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Johnson Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1880. Johnson Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1880. Johnson Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free downloadable and also printable census forms to help with your research.

Johnson County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Johnson County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Johnson County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers typically overlook the value of Johnson County court, probate, and land records as a useful resource of genealogy and family history details. Buried away in Wyoming courthouses and archives just about everywhere could be the aspirations and frustrations of countless Wyoming inhabitants. The possibilities are very good that your particular ancestors and forefathers have left a in-depth record of at least some facets of their lives in the Johnson County court records. Even if your ancestors is not mentioned in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures which could have lead to him or her to appear in court records.

The below information and facts denotes what birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Johnson County. The years suggested below tend to be the first recognized records data in this county.

Johnson County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources related to Johnson County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is simply a directory that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to submit your own most liked Johnson County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Johnson Co. WY Books, Newspapers & Publications

Johnson Co. WY Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Johnson Co. WY Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Johnson Co. WY Census Records

Johnson Co. WY Church & Cemeteries

Johnson Co. WY Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Johnson Co. WY General and History Websites

Johnson Co. WY Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Johnson Co. WY Military Records

Johnson Co. WY Schools & Directories