Fremont County

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Fremont County was created on March 5, 1884 by the legislature of the Wyoming Territory The county was created with land ceded by Sweetwater County. In 1890, Big Horn County was carved out of Fremont, Johnson, and Sheridan Counties. Hot Springs County was created in 1911 from parts of Fremont County, along with a portion of Big Horn County and Park County. In 1921, Sublette County was created from part of Fremont County and Lincoln County. The boundaries of Fremont County have remained unchanged since 1921.

Fremont County was named for John Charles Frémont, an explorer of the American West, Senator from California, and 1856 Republican presidential candidate. Fremont County is the historical home of the Wind River Indian Reservation, home of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes of Native Americans.

 

History of Fremont County, WY

With a section of stories and links to other websites with Fremont County genealogy information.

Fremont County Towns - Past and Present

 

Queries - Archived queries here.

 

Cemeteries

Thanks to the wonderful volunteers helping with this site, there are 30 cemeteries listed and 24 of those indexed online!

Homestead Index

 

Surname Register

With links to the researcher's email address and, if available, the web page.

Bibliography

 

Look Up Assistance

 

Resources for Fremont County Research

Find addresses and telephone numbers for genealogical and historical societies in Fremont county as well as addresses and phone numbers for the county courthouse, city clerks, newspapers, and libraries.

People, Places & Other Online Information

 

Map of Wyoming 1895


 

United States Digital Map Library

 

Wind River Reservation

 

Wyoming Gravestones

Wyoming Newspapers

 

Cemetery Data at FindAGrave.com

Wyoming State Training School Cemetery

 

Wyoming Online Historical Newspapers

 

Wyoming Marriage Record Index  

 


 

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