Atchison County, Missouri Genealogy

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This article is about a northwestern Missouri County. For other uses, see Atchison.

Template:Missouri-stubUnited States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Missouri, United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Atchison County

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Atchison County
P.O. Box 280
Rock Port, MO 64482
Telephone: (660) 744-6214



History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1843--Atchison County was created 23 February 1843 from Holt County. County seat: Rock Port[1] Atchison County was originally named Allen County when it was formed in 1843. It was renamed Atchison, County in 1845.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

See an interactive map of Atchison County border changes at N2Genealogy.com.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

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Census[edit | edit source]

For tips on accessing Atchison County, Missouri Genealogy census records online, see: Missouri Census.

Church[edit | edit source]

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Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

A Biographical History of Nodaway and Atchison counties, Missouri compendium of national biography (1901) is available online free from Google Books. Part I contains biographies of national celebrities. Part II (starts on p.219) contains biographies of Atchison and Nodaway county residents.

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Migration[edit | edit source]

Early migration routes to and from Atchison County, Missouri Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

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Societies and Libraries
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Family History Centers
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Web Sites[edit | edit source]

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at OTMap1.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).