Worth County, Missouri Records
Worth County, Missouri (Map It) was created on February 8, 1861 from Gentry County. The county was named in honor of William J. Worth (1794–1849), a United States general during the Mexican-American War.
Worth County Cities and Towns include Allendale, Denver, Grant City, Irena, Sheridan, Worth.
A Map of Worth County, Missouri contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Worth County, Missouri Courthouse Records
Worth County, MO Courthouse
The Worth County Courthouse is located in Grant City, Missouri. 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 Worth 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.
Fire destroyed this Courthouse in February 1866. No records loss. State census of 1876.
- Worth County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1861 and Land Records from 1849.
- Worth County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1861 and Court & Divorce Records from 1861.
- Worth County Clerk of the Court has Birth & Death Records from 1883–93 .
- Worth County Tax Assessor Office is responsible for appraising and assessing real estate property and person property for the purpose of taxation as well as transferring ownership of real estate, and keeping real estate maps up to date.
- Local Records Inventory Database, produced by the Missouri Local Records Preservation Program, is a compilation of inventories of local government records identified as having permanent or enduring value and housed primarily in county and municipal offices, but includes some libraries, museums, and historical and genealogical societies that maintain government records. Not all Missouri offices have been inventoried.
- Worth County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980
Worth County, Missouri Census Records
- Learn More: State of Missouri Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Population Schedules: 1844-1881
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: None
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Worth County, Missouri Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Missouri Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from January 1910 to present
- Marriage Records: from July 1948 to present
- Divorce Records: from July 1948 to present
- Locations: Missouri Office of Vital Statistics
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage and Divorce Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Records, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Telephone: 573-751-6387
Worth County, Missouri Resources
- RAOGK Volunteers for Missouri
- Worth County Historical Society, Worth County Library; City Hal, Grant City, MO 64456, Phone: (660) 564-3585
- Northwest Missouri Genealogical Society
- Worth County, Missouri Message Boards
- Worth County, Missouri Genealogy Forum
Worth County, Missouri External Links
- Missouri Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Worth County, Missouri Books - Amazon
- Worth Co., Missouri - FindaGrave
- Guide to Worth County and Municipal Records on Microfilm - Missouri State Archives
- Missouri Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Worth County, Missouri Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Missouri (1808 - 1922)
- Worth Co. MOGenweb
- Worth County, Missouri Ancestry Database Collections
- Worth County, Missouri Military Records