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Washakie County, Wyoming

Washakie County was established on February 09, 1911 (organized 1913) from Big Horn County (originally called Hanover County; renamed to Washakie seven days later). The county was named for the Washakie (1804–1900), a leader of Shoshone Native American tribe.

Currently the Washakie County Seat can be found in Worland and the county government website is

Areas neighboring Washakie County are Big Horn CountyJohnson CountyNatrona CountyFremont CountyHot Springs CountyPark County.

Cities and towns located in Washakie County consists of Worland, Ten Sleep

Washakie 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 Washakie 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.

Washakie County consists of Federal Census Schedules to aid in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules exist for 192019301940.

You will discover free downloadable and also printable census forms to help with your research.

Washakie County Society and Family History Resources

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

Washakie County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers typically overlook the value of Washakie 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 Washakie 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 Washakie County. The years suggested below tend to be the first recognized records data in this county.

Washakie County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources related to Washakie 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 Washakie County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Washakie Co. WY Books, Newspapers & Publications

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Washakie Co. WY Census Records

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Washakie Co. WY Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Washakie Co. WY General and History Websites

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Washakie Co. WY Military Records

Washakie Co. WY Schools & Directories