Cache County, Utah Genealogy

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Cache County, Utah
Map of Utah highlighting Cache County
Location in the state of Utah, United States Genealogy
Map of the U.S. highlighting Utah
Location of Utah in the U.S.
Founded January 5, 1856
County Seat Logan
Address County Courthouse
179 North Main St.
Suite 102
Logan, UT 84321
Named for: caches of furs made by Rocky Mountain Fur Company trappers[1]
Alberta 1890s fur trader.jpg

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]


179 North Main St.
Suite 102
Logan, UT 84321

Quick History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

5 January 1856: Cache County was created from part of the area of old Green River County of the former Utah Territory and unorganized territory. [2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Cities[edit | edit source]

Hyde Park | Hyrum | Lewiston | Logan | Mendon | Millville | Nibley | North Logan | Providence | Richmond | River Heights | Smithfield | Wellsville

Towns[edit | edit source]

Amalga | Clarkston | Cornish | Newton | Paradise | Trenton

Communities[edit | edit source]

Avon | Benson | Cache Junction | Cove | Petersboro

Ghost town[edit | edit source]

La Plata

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Box Elder | Rich | Weber | Idaho counties: Bear Lake | Franklin | Oneida

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries (Rural)[edit | edit source]

For the cemeteries within or just outside the cities or towns, please refer to the listing of populated places above.

Mount Sterling Cemetery

Old Ephraim's Grave

Census[edit | edit source]

The 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Cache County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Utah Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in national indexes, try checking local indexes. Created by experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than nationwide indexes.

See Utah Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

  • 1856
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records (Rural)[edit | edit source]

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  1. Mount Sterling (between Wellsville and Hyrum)

Court[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

A FamilySearch Community Tree is available for this place.

Logan Utah FamilySearch Library

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]


  • One major resource for newspapers throughout Utah is the University of Utah's Utah Digital Newspapers project "with more than 600,000 pages of digitized Utah historical newspapers." The Utah Logan Journal from Cache County is included in this digital project. Read more... about using Utah newspapers for your family history research.

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

33,211 marriages from 11 Apr 1859 to 7 Mar 1966 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.  Index is incomplete as there are no civil government recorded marriages prior to 1887 in Utah.

Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the Family Search Record Search Pilot .  Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed.  A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]


Logan Utah Family History Center[1]

  • Physical Address: 50 North Main, Logan Utah 
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3397, Logan, Utah  84323
  • Open to the public: M,F,S 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; T,W,TH 9:30 a.m. tp 9:00 p.m.

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "List of counties in Utah," Wikipedia.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].