Dawson County, NE Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records

Dawson County vital recordsNobody is exactly sure where Dawson County derived its name. Some folks believe it was named after an early Nebraska settler, while others say it got its name from a Pennsylvania Congressman who was active in government the same time period that Dawson was established. The county seat of Lexington is where the Dawson County Historical Society operates the Society museum at 805 N Taft Street. The museum is open from Tuesdays until Fridays, from 9:00AM till 5:00PM, and Saturdays from 10:00AM till 4:00PM. It is open year round, except for legal holidays, and admission is free. The Society maintains a research archive at the museum that holds a large number of local and county documents and records, and Society volunteers are on staff and willing to help with research. The County Clerk and Register of Deeds are also located in Lexington, in the county courthouse.

Dawson County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records

Dawson County Clerk
700 N Washington St, Rm A
Lexington, NE 68850-0370
Hours of Operation: 8AM-5PM
Phone: 308-324-2127
Fax: 308-324-9832
Real Estate: 308-324-4271
Assessor: 308-324-3471
Treasurer: 308-324-3241
Elections: 308-324-6106
Vital Records: 308-324-2127
Recording Officer: County Clerk
Note: See Register of Deeds for real estate records.
Assessor Website

Dawson County Register of Deeds
700 N Washington, Rm D
County Courthouse
Lexington, NE 68850
Hours of Operation: 8AM-N 1PM-5PM CST
Phone: 308-324-4271
Assessor: 308-324-3471
Treasurer: 308-324-3241
Appraiser: 308-324-3471
Recording Officer: County Register of Deeds
Assessor Fax: 308-324-9833

Dawson County Marriage & Divorce Records - County Courts

Category: Courts
Dawson County - District Court Clerk
707 North Washington Street
Lexington, NE 68850
Phone: (308)324-4261

Dawson County Birth & Death Records - Adoption Agencies

Nebraska Children's Home Society
Po Box 243
Gothenburg, NE 69138
Phone: (308)537-7296

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