Utah County History and Listings

Utah County History and Listings

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

Beaver
105 E. Center, Box 392, Beaver, UT 84713
(435) 438-6463
http://www.beaver.utah.gov
Incorporated: Jan. 5, 1856
Parent counties: Iron, Millard
Marriage records: 1901, start in 1920, County Clerk
Land: start in 1878, County Recorder
Court: 1856, Clerk of 5th District Court
Naturalization: 1846-1902, Clerk of 5th District Court Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1897-1905 and death records 1900-1905, marriage records for 1901, and probate records 1856-1897. Historical Society has burial records 1865-1986. Clerk of 5th District Court Clerk has divorce records 1870-1897 and naturalization records 1846-1902. Index for birth and death records online at Utah State Archives and Records Service http://archives.utah.gov.

Box Elder
1 S. Main St., Brigham City, UT 84302
(435) 734-3391
http://www.boxeldercounty.org
Incorporated: Jan. 5, 1856
Parent counties: unorganized territory, Weber, Green River
Marriage records: start in 1887, County Recorder
Land: 1856, County Recorder
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905 and Court records 1889-1895. Probate Court has divorce records 1856-1877. County Recorder has military discharge records 1944-1952. County Clerk has naturalization records 1868-1869. Clerk of 1st District Court has has probate records 1856-1877.

Cache
179 N. Main St., Suite 102, Logan, UT 84321
(435) 755-1460
http://www.cachecounty.org
Incorporated: Jan. 5, 1856
Parent counties: unorganized territory, Green River
Marriage records: start in 1888, County Clerk
Land: 1856, County Recorder
Notes: Index for birth records online at Utah State Archives and Records Service. County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Clerk of 1st District Court has court records 1889-1895, divorce records 1860-1887, and probate records 1876-1906.

Carbon
120 E. Main St., Price, UT 84501
(435) 636-3201
http://www.carbon.utah.gov
Incorporated: March 8, 1894
Parent county: Emery
Marriage records: start in 1894, County Clerk
Divorce: 1895, Clerk of 7th District Court
Land: 1894, County Recorder
Court: 1896, Clerk of 7th District Court
Military: 1944, County Recorder
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905.Index available online at Utah State Archives and Records Service. Clerk of 7th District Court has probate records 1895-1966.

Carson
Incorporated: Jan. 17, 1854
Parent counties: Tooele, Juab, Millard, Iron
Notes: Transferred to Nevada Territory March 2, 1861.

Cedar
Incorporated: Jan. 5, 1856
Parent county: unknown
Notes: Absorbed by Utah County Jan. 17, 1862.

Daggett
95 North First St. West, Box 400, Manila, UT 84046
(435) 784-3154
http://www.daggettcounty.org
Incorporated: Jan. 17, 1918
Parent county: Uintah
Marriage records: start in 1918, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1918, County Clerk
Land: 1918, County Recorder
Probate: 1918, County Clerk; 1916-1966, District Court
Court: 1918, County Clerk
Notes: District Court has probate records 1916-1966. See Unitah County for birth and death records.

Davis
28 E. State St., Box 618, Farmington, UT 84025
(801) 451-3324
http://www.co.davis.ut.us
Incorporated: March 3, 1852
Parent county: original county
Marriage records: start in 1887, County Clerk
Land: 1862, County Recorder
Court: 1862, Clerk of 2nd District Court
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Birth index online at Utah State Archives and Records Service. Clerk of 2nd District Court has divorce records 1875-1886 and naturalization records 1902-1938. Probate Court has probate records 1853-1896.

Desert
Incorporated: March 3, 1852
Parent county: unknown
Notes: Absorbed by Tooele and Box Elder counties Jan. 17, 1862.

Duchesne
734 N. Center, Box 910, Duchesne, UT 84021
(435) 738-1123
http://www.duchesnegov.net
Incorporated: Jan. 4, 1915
Parent county: Wasatch
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Clerk/Auditor
Divorce: start in 1915, Clerk of 8th District Court
Land: 1915, County Recorder
Court: 1915, Clerk of 8th District Court
Notes: See Wasatch County for birth and death records. Clerk of 8th District Court has probate records 1922-1966.

Emery
75 E. Main St., Box 907, Castle Dale, UT 84513
(435) 381-5106
http://www.emerycounty.com
Incorporated: Feb. 12, 1880
Parent counties: Sanpete, Sevier
Marriage records: start in 1888, County Clerk
Land: 1880, County Recorder
Probate: 1886, Clerk of 7th District Court
Naturalization: 1904-1942, Clerk of 7th District Court
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Birth index online at Utah State Archives and Records Service. Clerk of 7th District Court has court and divorce records 1896-1986 and naturalization records 1904-1942. County Recorder has military discharge records 1923-1952.

Garfield
55 S. Main St., Panguitch, UT 84759
(435) 676-1100
http://garfield.utah.gov
Incorporated: March 9, 1882
Parent county: Iron
Marriage records: start in 1890, County Clerk
Divorce: 1896, County Clerk
Land: 1882, County Recorder
Court: 1896, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Clerk of 6th District Court has probate records 1896-1966.

Grand
125 E. Center St., Moab, UT 84532
(435) 259-1321
http://www.grandcountyutah.net
Incorporated: March 13, 1890
Parent county: Emery
Marriage records: start in 1890, County Clerk
Divorce: 1896, Clerk of 7th District Court
Land: 1890, County Recorder
Court: 1896, Clerk of 7th District Court
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Birth index online at Utah State Archives and Records Service. Clerk of 7th District Court has probate records 1908-1975.

Greasewood
Incorporated: Jan. 5, 1856
Parent county: unknown
Notes: Absorbed by Box Elder County Jan. 17, 1862.

Great Salt Lake
Incorporated: March 3, 1852
Parent county: original county
Notes: See Salt Lake County. Name changed to Salt Lake Jan. 29, 1868.

Green River
Incorporated: March 3, 1852
Parent county: original county
Notes: Green River County was dissolved Feb. 16, 1872. Cache, Webber, Morgan, Davis, Wasatch, Summit, Duchesne, Carbon, and Utah counties contain parts of Green River County. Some parts of Green River County went to Wyoming and Colorado territories.

Humboldt
Incorporated: Jan. 5, 1856
Parent counties: unknown
Notes: Transferred to Nevada Territory March 2, 1861.

Iron
68 South 100 East, Parowan, UT 84761
(435) 477-8340
http://www.ironcounty.net
Incorporated: March 3, 1850
Parent county: original county
Land: start in 1852, County Recorder
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905, and marriage records 1887-1893. Birth index online. Clerk of 5th District Court has court records 1896-1948, divorce records 1852-1896, naturalization records 1853-1868, and probate records 1854-1965. Formerly Little Salt Lake County. Name changed to Iron Dec. 3, 1850.

Juab
160 N. Main St., Nephi, UT 84648
(435) 623-3410
http://www.co.juab.ut.us
Incorporated: March 3, 1852
Parent counties: original county
Divorce: start in 1898, County Clerk
Land: 1852, County Recorder
Court: 1898, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth, death, and marriage records 1898-1905. Clerk of 4th District Court has probate records 1862-1962 and naturalization records 1904-1958. County Recorder has military discharge records 1944-1947.

Kane
76 N. Main St., Kanab, UT 84741
(435) 644-2458
http://kane.utah.gov
Incorporated: Jan. 16, 1864
Parent county: Washington
Land: start in 1864, County Recorder
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1900-1905 and death records 1898-1905 and marriage records 1887-1966. Birth index online. Clerk of 6th District Court has court and divorce records 1864-1966. Probate Court has probate records 1864-1896. County Recorder has military discharge records 1945-1994.

Little Salt Lake
Incorporated: Jan. 31, 1850
Parent county: original county
Notes: See Iron County. Name changed to Iron Dec. 3, 1850.

Malad
Incorporated: Jan. 5, 1856
Parent counties: unknown
Notes: Absorbed by Box Elder County Jan. 17, 1862.

Millard
765 S. Highway 99, Suite 6, Fillmore, UT 84631
(435) 743-6223
http://www.millardcounty.org
Incorporated: Oct. 4, 1851
Parent county: Iron
Marriage records: start in 1887, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1852, County Clerk
Land: 1851, County Recorder
Court: 1852, County Clerk
Notes: Clerk of 4th District Court has probate records 1870-1966 and naturalization records 1896-1906. County Recorder has military discharge records 1944-1960. No death registration before 1905.

Morgan
48 W. Young St., Box 886, Morgan, UT 84050
(801) 845-4022
http://www.morgan-county.net
Incorporated: Jan. 17, 1862
Parent counties: Summit, Weber, Cache
Marriage records: start in 1888, County Clerk
Divorce: 1896, County Clerk
Land: 1862, County Recorder
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1897-1905 and court records 1889-1895. Clerk of 2nd District Court has probate records 1868-1966. County Recorder has military discharge records 1943-1951.

Piute
550 N. Main St., Junction, UT 84740
(435) 577-2840
http://www.piute.org
Incorporated: Jan. 16, 1865
Parent county: Beaver
Birth records: start in 1898, kept by County Clerk
Marriage records: 1887, County Clerk
Divorce: 1872, County Clerk
Land: 1865, County Recorder
Notes: Birth index available online. County Clerk has death records for 1898 and 1904, court and probate records 1869-1892. Clerk of 6th District Court has naturalization records 1896-1920, and probate records 1869-1910.

Rich
20 S. Main St., Box 218, Randolph, UT 84064
(435) 793-2415
http://www.richcountyut.org
Incorporated: Jan. 16, 1864
Parent county: Cache
Marriage records: start in 1888, County Clerk
Divorce: 1872, County Clerk
Land: 1864, County Recorder
Probate: 1872, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Birth index online. County Clerk has court records 1889-1895. Clerk of 1st District Court has naturalization records 1880-1896. Formerly Richland County. Name changed to Rich Jan. 29, 1868.

Richland
Incorporated: Jan. 16, 1864
Parent county: Cache
Notes: See Rich County. Name changed to Rich Jan. 29, 1868.

Rio Virgin
Incorporated: Feb. 18, 1869
Parent county: unknown
Notes: Absorbed by Washington County Feb. 16, 1872. Parts of county went to Nevada and Arizona.

Salt Lake
2001 S. State St. Room S-2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84190
(801) 468-3439
http://www.slco.org
Incorporated: March 3, 1852
Parent county: original county
Marriage records: start in 1887, County Clerk
Divorce: 1896, County Clerk
Land: 1852, County Recorder
Court: 1896, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Birth index online. Salt Lake City Recorder has death records 1848-1933. County Clerk has death records 1897-1905. Clerk of 3rd District Court has probate records 1852-1966 and naturalization records 1896-1929. Formerly Great Salt Lake County. Name changed to Salt Lake Jan. 29, 1868.

San Juan
117 S. Main St., Box 338, Monticello, UT 84535
(435) 587-3223
http://www.sanjuancounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 17, 1880
Parent counties: Kane, Iron, Piute
Marriage records: start in 1888, County Clerk
Divorce: 1891, County Clerk
Land: 1880, County Recorder
Court: 1891, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. County Recorder has military discharge records 1944-1948. Clerk of 7th District Court has probate records 1888-1975.

Sanpete
Box 100, Manti, UT 84642
(435) 835-2131
http://sanpete.com
Incorporated: March 3, 1852
Parent county: original county
Marriage records: start in 1888, County Clerk
Divorce: 1878, County Clerk
Land: 1852, County Recorder
Court: 1878, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Clerk of 6th District has probate records 1870-1901. County Recorder has military discharge records 1944-1964.

Sevier
250 N. Main, Richfield, UT 84701
(435) 893-0401
http://www.sevierutah.net
Incorporated: Jan. 16, 1865
Parent county: Sanpete
Marriage records: start in 1887, County Clerk
Divorce: 1865, Clerk of 6th District Court
Land: 1865, County Recorder
Probate: 1865-1985, Clerk of 6th District Court
Court: 1865-1892, Clerk of 6th District Court
Military: 1942, County Recorder
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905, and naturalization records 1850-1898. Clerk of 6th District Court has court records 1869-1892 and probate records 1865-1985. County Recorder has military discharge records 1942-1970.

Shambip
Incorporated: Jan. 12, 1856
Parent county: unknown
Notes: Absorbed by Tooele County Jan. 17, 1862.

St. Marys
Incorporated: Jan. 5, 1856
Parent county: unknown
Notes: Transferred to Nevada Territory March 2, 1861.

Summit
60 N. Main St., Box 128, Coalville, UT 84017
(435) 336-3204
http://www.summitcounty.org
Incorporated: Jan. 13, 1854
Parent counties: Green River, Great Salt Lake
Marriage records: start in 1888, County Clerk
Divorce: 1896, County Clerk
Land: 1854, County Recorder
Court: 1896, County Clerk
Naturalization: 1896, Clerk of 3rd District Court
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Clerk of 3rd District Court has probate records 1866-1963.

Tooele
47 S. Main St., Tooele, UT 84074
(435) 843-3140
http://www.co.tooele.ut.us
Incorporated: March 3, 1852
Parent county: original county
Marriage records: start in 1887, County Clerk
Land: 1852, County Recorder
Court: 1852, Clerk of 3rd District Court
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Clerk of 3rd District Court has divorce records 1854-1892 and probate records 1896-1966.

Uintah
147 E. Main St., Vernal, UT 84078
(435) 781-5361
http://www.co.uintah.ut.us
Incorporated: Feb. 18, 1880
Parent county: Wasatch
Divorce records: start in 1886, Clerk of 8th District Court
Land: 1880, County Recorder
Court: 1886, Clerk of 8th District Court
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1898-1905, death records 1900-1901, 1904-1905, and marriage records 1888-1978. County Recorder has military discharge records 1944-1992. Clerk of 8th District Court has probate records 1886-1966.

Utah
100 E. Center St., Room 3600, Provo, UT 84606
(801) 851-8109
http://www.co.utah.ut.us
Incorporated: March 3, 1852
Parent county: original county
Marriage records: start in 1887, County Clerk
Divorce: 1859, County Clerk
Land: 1852, County Recorder
Court: 1885, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Clerk of 4th District Court has naturalization records 1878-1896 and probate records 1852-1900, 1958-1964. County Recorder has military discharge records 1944-1992.

Wasatch
25 N. Main St., Heber City, UT 84032
(435) 657-3190
http://www.co.wasatch.ut.us
Incorporated: Jan. 17, 1862
Parent counties: Davis, Green River
Marriage records: start in 1879, County Clerk
Divorce: 1898, County Clerk
Land: 1862, County Recorder
Court: 1898, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Clerk of 4th District Court has naturalization records 1896-1935 and probate records 1862-1964. County Recorder has military discharge records 1919-1954.

Washington
197 E. Tabernacle St., St. George, UT 84770
(435) 634-5712
http://www.washco.utah.gov
Incorporated: March 3, 1852
Parent county: unorganized territory
Marriage records: 1862-1919, start in 1887, County Clerk
Divorce: start in 1878, County Clerk
Land: 1852, County Recorder
Probate: 1874-1981, Clerk of 5th District Court
Court: 1874, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905 and marriage records 1862-1919. Clerk of 5th District Court has naturalization records 1896-1940 and probate records 1877-1981. County Recorder has military discharge records 1923-1967.

Wayne
18 S. Main, Box 189, Loa, UT 84747
(435) 836-2765
http://www.waynecountyutah.org
Incorporated: March 10, 1892
Parent county: Piute
Marriage records: start in 1892, County Clerk
Divorce: 1898, County Clerk
Land: 1892, County Recorder
Court: 1892, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has some birth and death records 1898-1905. Clerk of 6th District Court has naturalization records 1896-1902 and probate records 1889-1987. County Recorder has military discharge records 1945-1974.

Weber
2380 Washington Blvd., Ogden, UT 84401
(801) 399-8400
http://www.co.weber.ut.us
Incorporated: March 3, 1852
Parent county: original county
Marriage records: start in 1887, County Clerk
Divorce: Clerk of 2nd District Court
Land: 1852, County Recorder
Naturalization: 1896, Clerk of 2nd District Court
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1898-1905. Birth index online. Death records exclude Ogden. Clerk of 2nd District Court records 1889-1895, and probate records 1879-1959 and 1975-1984.


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