St. Clair County, Missouri Records

St. Clair County, Missouri (Map It) was created on January 29, 1841 from Rives County. The county was named in honor of Arthur St. Clair (1737–1818), an American soldier and Governor of the Northwest Territory .

St. Clair County is bordered by Henry County (north), Benton County (northeast), Hickory County (east), Polk County (southeast), Cedar County (south), Vernon County (southwest), Bates County (northwest).

St. Clair County Cities and Towns include Appleton City, Collins, Gerster, Lowry City, Osceola, Roscoe, Taberville, Vista.

A Map of St. Clair County, Missouri contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

St. Clair County, Missouri Courthouse Records

St. Clair County, Missouri Courthouse
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St. Clair County, MO Courthouse

The St. Clair County Courthouse is located in Osceola, Missouri. The Courthouse apparently was burned in September 1861 by Gen. James Lane. One account claims that Lane's raid only partially destroyed the courthouse; by some accounts it was rebuilt and used until November 1864, when it was again burned in Civil War activity. Probate Court records were destroyed. Learn More About State of Missouri Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in St. Clair county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.

St. Clair County, Missouri Census Records

St. Clair County, Missouri Vital Records

St. Clair County, Missouri Resources

St. Clair County, Missouri External Links

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