Nevada County History and Listings

Nevada County History and Listings

Our county-by-county listing of Nevada has contact information and dates vital records for historic and modern-day counties.

Carson
Incorporated: Jan. 17, 1854
Parent County: Original county
Notes: Organized as a county in Utah Territory. Discontinued March 2, 1861, when Nevada Territory was created. Became part of Douglas, Lyon, Ormsby, Storey, Churchill, Pershing, Humboldt and Washoe Counties.

Carson City
885 E. Musser St., Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 887-2260
http://www.carson-city.nv.us
Incorporated: Nov. 25, 1861
Parent Counties: Original County
Birth Records: Start in 1887, kept by County Recorder
Marriage: 1855, County Clerk
Divorce: 1864, County Clerk
Death: 1891, County Recorder
Land: 1862, County Recorder
Probate: 1864, County Clerk
Court: 1864, County Clerk
Naturalization: 1864, County Clerk
Military: 1919, County Recorder
Notes: Organized as Ormsby County. Consolidated into Carson City 1969 and Ormsby County discontinued.

Churchill
155 N. Taylor St. 110, Fallon, NV 89406
(775) 423-5136
http://churchillcounty.org
Incorporated: Nov. 25, 1861
Parent County: Original county
Birth Records: Start in 1888, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1864, County Clerk
Divorce: 1905, County Clerk
Death: 1888, County Clerk
Land: 1864, County Clerk
Probate: 1904, County Clerk
Court: 1904, County Clerk

Clark
500 S. Grand Central Pkwy., 2nd Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89106
(702) 455-3156
http://accessclarkcounty.com
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1909
Parent County: Lincoln
Birth Records: start in 1909, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1909, County Recorder
Divorce: unknown, County Clerk
Death: 1909, Department of Health
Land: 1909, County Recorder
Probate: 1909, County Clerk
Court: 1909, County Clerk

Douglas
1616 8th St., Box 218, Minden, NV 89423
(775) 782-9025
http://www.douglascountynv.gov
Incorporated: Nov. 25, 1861
Parent County: Original county
Birth Records: Start in 1887, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1802, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, County Clerk
Death: 1887, County Clerk
Land: 1855, County Clerk
Probate: 1887, County Clerk
Court: 1887, County Clerk

Elko
571 Idaho St. Room 103, Elko, NV 89801
(775) 738-6526
http://elkocountynv.net
Incorporated: March 5, 1869
Parent County: St. Mary’s
Birth Records: Start in 1887, kept by County Recorder
Marriage records: 1869, County Clerk
Marriage applications: 1876, County Clerk
Divorce: 1876, County Clerk
Death: 1887, County Recorder
Land: 1869, County Recorder
Probate: 1869, County Clerk
Court: 1869, County Clerk
Burial: unknown, County Recorder

Esmeralda
233 Crook Ave., Goldfield, NV 89013
(775) 485-6337
http://accessesmeralda.com
Incorporated: Nov. 25, 1861
Parent Counties: Original County
Birth Records: Start in 1907, kept by County Clerk/Treasurer
Marriage: 1898, County Clerk/Treasurer
Divorce: 1908, County Clerk/Treasurer
Death: 1907, County Clerk/Treasurer
Land: 1863, County Clerk/Treasurer
Probate: 1881, County Clerk/Treasurer
Court: 1908, County Clerk/Treasurer
Naturalization: 1904, County Clerk/Treasurer

Eureka
Box 556, Eureka, NV 89316
(775) 237-5263
http://www.co.eureka.nv.us
Incorporated: March 1, 1873
Parent County: Lander
Birth Records: Start in 1873, kept by County Recorder
Marriage: 1873, County Recorder
Divorce: 1874, County Clerk
Death: 1887, County Recorder
Land: 1873, County Recorder
Probate: 1873, County Clerk
Court: 1873, County Clerk
Burial: unknown, County Recorder

Humboldt
25 West Fourth St., Winnemucca, NV 89445
(775) 623-6412
http://www.hcnv.us/recorder/recorder.htm
Incorporated: Nov. 25, 1861
Parent County: Original County
Birth Records: Start in 1888, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1862, County Clerk
Divorce: 1863, County Clerk
Death: 1888, County Clerk
Land: 1861, County Assessor
Probate: 1863, County Clerk
Court: 1862, County Clerk
Naturalization: 1864, County Clerk
Notes: See 1860 Utah census.

Lander
315 S. Humboldt St., Battle Mountain, NV 89820
(775) 635-5173
http://landercountynv.org
Incorporated: Dec. 19, 1862
Parent County: Original County
Marriage: 1867, County Clerk
Divorce: 1865, County Clerk
Land: 1862, County Auditor
Probate: 1862, County Clerk
Court: 1862, County Clerk
Notes: County Auditor has some birth records

Lincoln
Box 218, Pioche, NV 89043
(775) 962-5180
http://www.lincolncountynv.org
Incorporated: Feb. 26, 1866
Parent County: Nye
Birth Records: Start in 1887, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1872, County Clerk
Divorce: 1873, County Clerk
Death: 1887, County Clerk
Land: 1865, County Clerk
Probate: 1855, County Clerk
Court: 1873, County Clerk
Notes: See 1860 Utah census.

Lyon
27 S. Main St., Yerington, NV 89447
(775) 463-6581
http://lyon-county.org
Incorporated: Nov. 25, 1861
Parent County: Original County
Birth Records: Start in 1887, kept by County Recorder
Marriage: 1862, County Recorder
Divorce: 1890, County Clerk
Death: 1887, County Recorder
Land: 1862, County Recorder
Probate: 1867, County Clerk
Court: 1867, County Clerk

Mineral
314 5th St., Box 2250, Hawthorne, NV 89415
(775) 945-3676
http://mineralcountychamber.com/HTML/MineralCountyInfo/mcphonedirectory.html
Incorporated: Feb. 10, 1911
Parent County: Esmeralda
Birth Records: Start in 1911, kept by County Clerk
Marriage records: 1911, County Clerk
Marriage applications: 1911, County Recorder
Divorce: 1911, County Clerk
Death: 1911, County Clerk
Land: 1911, County Treasurer
Probate: 1911, County Clerk
Court: 1911, County Clerk
Military: 1911, County Recorder
Burial: unknown, County Recorder
Notes: County Clerk has some divorce, probate and court records before 1911, and naturalization records 1911-1956.

Nye
101 Radar Rd., Box 1111, Tonopah, NV 89049
(775) 482-8116
http://nyecounty.net
Incorporated: Feb. 16, 1864
Parent County: Esmeralda
Birth Records: Start in 1887, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1864, County Clerk
Divorce: 1860, County Clerk
Death: 1887, County Clerk
Land: 1864, County Recorder
Probate: 1865, County Clerk
Court: 1864, County Clerk

Ormsby
Incorporated: Nov. 25, 1861
Parent County: Original County
Notes: Consolidated with Carson City 1969 and discontinued.

Pahute
Incorporated: 1864
Parent County: unknown
Notes: Discontinued. See Lincoln County, now Clark.

Pershing
398 Main St., Lovelock, NV 89419
(775) 273-2208
http://pershingcounty.net/recorderauditor.htm
Incorporated: March 18, 1919
Parent County: Humboldt
Birth Records: Start in 1919, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1919, County Clerk
Divorce: 1919, County Clerk
Death: 1919, County Clerk
Land: 1919, County Clerk
Probate: 1919, County Clerk
Court: 1919, County Clerk

Roop
Incorporated: 1860
Parent County: Original County
Notes: Discontinued after a boundary dispute with California. Territory absorbed by Plumas County, Calif., and Washoe County.

St. Mary’s
Incorporated: 1856
Parent County: Original County
Notes: Organized as a county in Utah Territory. Discontinued March 2, 1861, when Nevada Territory was created.

Storey
26 B St., Virginia City, NV 89440
(755) 847-0967
http://storeycounty.org
Incorporated: Nov. 25, 1861
Parent County: Original County
Birth Records: Start in 1887, kept by County Recorder
Marriage: 1874, County Recorder
Divorce: 1861, County Clerk
Death: 1887, County Recorder
Land: 1876, County Recorder
Probate: 1886, County Clerk
Court: 1861, County Clerk

Washoe
1001 E. 9th St., Box 11130, Reno, NV 89520
(775) 328-3361
http://www.co.washoe.nv.us/recorder
Incorporated: Nov. 25, 1861
Parent County: Original County
Birth Records: Start in 1887, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1861, County Recorder
Divorce: 1862, Department of Health
Death: 1887, County Clerk
Land: 1870, County Recorder
Probate: 1870, County Clerk
Court: 1870, County Clerk
Naturalization: 1862, County Clerk
Burial: 1900, Department of Health

White Pine
801 Clark St., Box 68 Ely, NV 89301
(775) 289-4567
http://www.whitepinecounty.net
Incorporated: March 2, 1869
Parent Counties: Millard, Utah Territory
Birth Records: Start in 1887, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1869, County Clerk
Divorce: 1907, County Clerk
Death: 1887, County Clerk
Land: 1885, County Recorder
Probate: 1885, County Clerk
Court: 1885, County Clerk
Naturalization: unknown, County Clerk


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