Pah-Ute County, Nevada Genealogy
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- 22 December 1865 - Pah-Ute County was created by Arizona from the northern part Mohave County, Arizona
- 5 May 1866 - the part of Arizona south of the 37° north latitude and west of 114° west longitude down to the Colorado River was given to Nevada by the United States.  All previous counties were discontinued and Nevada added the land to the southern parts of Lincoln and Nye counties.
- Arizona did not accept this loss of land and twice patitioned the US Congress to reverse the law.
- 18 February 1871 - Arizona discontinued Pah-Ute County. It finally accepted the loss to Nevada and restored the remainder of this county to Mohave County Arizona.
For records of Pah-Ute County in what is present-day Nevada, see:
- Mohave County, Arizona Genealogy (holding records of Pah-Ute County, Arizona)
- Washington County, Utah (holding records of Rio Virgin county, Utah)
- Nevada State Library.
- Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records may have a few records from the Arizona Territory Pah-Ute County courts and deeds.
Some records for Pah-Ute County, Arizona may have been transferred to, created in or been re-recorded in these counties
References[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia contributors, "Pah-Ute County, Arizona" in Wikipedia:the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pah-Ute_County,_Arizona (accessed 9 August 2010).
- John Koontz, Political History of Nevada, 5th ed. (Carson City, Nev.: SPO, 1965), 88-92. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Book 979.3 N2k