Wayne County, Missouri Records

Wayne County, Missouri (Map It) was created on December 11, 1818 from Cape Girardeau County and Lawrence County. The county was named in honor of Anthony Wayne (1745–1796), United States Army general and statesman .

Wayne County is bordered by Madison County (north), Bollinger County (east), Stoddard County (southeast), Butler County (south), Carter County (southwest), Reynolds County (west), Iron County (northwest).

Wayne County Cities and Towns include Cascade, Clubb, Coldwater, Greenville, Hiram, Leeper, Lodi, Lowndes, McGee, Mill Spring, Patterson, Piedmont, Shook, Silva, Wappapello, Williamsville.

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

Wayne County, Missouri Courthouse Records

Wayne County, Missouri Courthouse
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Wayne County, MO Courthouse

The Wayne County Courthouse is located in Greenville, Missouri. Courthouse burned in 1853 or 1854, destroying all records. The records in the courthouse were stolen in 1866. Courthouse damaged by fire December 14, 1892, some records destroyed. Few official county records prior to 1893 survive. 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 Wayne 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.

Wayne County, Missouri Census Records

Wayne County, Missouri Vital Records

Wayne County, Missouri Resources

Wayne County, Missouri External Links

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