The Adams County Historical Society keeps historical records for Adams County, Nebraska.

“Records include a Newspaper index, Obituary index, Tombstone transcriptions from all cemeteries in the county, an index of Marriage Licenses, Naturalization Records, Hastings City Directories, Census Records, School Records, Church Records, and more.” Records are on-site only. To order archive research follow the Ordering Information instructions.

They have online photos, historic buildings, cemetery addresses, rural schools, historic slideshows, and more. “Written permission is required for use of photographs from the collections of the Adams County Historical Society for any purpose other than private research or personal use. Users are responsible for clearing any issues of copyright.” Use the License Fee Schedule to license any of their photos for publication, advertising, or other public use.


NOTE: Birth and death records in Nebraska begin in 1905.  They are available only from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.




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