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Celebrate Czech culture each October in Yukon, Oklahoma.

Canadian County, named after the wide Canadian River that flows across the county, is home to the historic Chisholm Trail, Fort Reno and sections of Route 66El Reno is the county seat of Canadian County and the courthouse was constructed in the mid-1960s.  In the late 1800s and early 1900s, railroads were constructed across Canadian County and El Reno became a central hub of the area's railroad transportation.  Historic Fort Reno offers a look into Oklahoma's military past with guided tours and events, while the Canadian County Historical Museum provides visitors with a look into the everyday lives of past county residents.  El Reno also hosts the annual Fried Onion Burger Day Festival, where the world's largest fried onion burger is put on display for festival-goers.  Yukon, hometown of Garth Brooks, hosts the Oklahoma Czech Festival each year.

In 2000, census records showed 87,697 people living in Canadian County.  Countless assets exist for tracing genealogy in Canadian County including legal records, cemetery records and a local genealogical society.   

Discover Canadian County and trace your family history and ancestry with this list of county-specific genealogy resources.

 

Canadian County Courthouse Information

Detailed Map of Canadian County

Existing Towns in Canadian County

Ghost Towns in Canadian County

Cemeteries in Canadian County

Libraries in Canadian County

Newspaper Archives of Canadian County

Tribal Nations in Canadian County

Add'l Resources for Canadian County

Places to Visit in Canadian County

 

Canadian County Courthouse Information

 

Canadian County Courthouse
201 N. Choctaw Ave.
P.O. Box 458
El Reno, OK  73036
Telephone:  (405) 295-6200

Directions:  N. Choctaw and W. Hayes

Records available:  Court Clerk has land records, marriage records from 1890, divorce, probate and civil court records from 1900 and voting records from 1909.

Canadian County Website: http://www.canadiancounty.org

 

Detailed Map of Canadian County

 

Search for cemeteries, highways and scenic sites, or examine county and township lines with this detailed map of Canadian County

 

Existing Towns in Canadian County

 

While researching your family history in Canadian County, be sure to visit the following city hubs located in the area.

 

El Reno

Yukon

 

The following towns and cities are located in present day Canadian County, Oklahoma.

 

Calumet

El Reno

Geary

Mustang

Okarche

Piedmont

Union City

Yukon

 

 

Ghost Towns in Canadian County

 

The following towns and cities either no longer exist in Canadian County or are still populated, but significantly less so than in years past.  These towns and cities are commonly referred to as "ghost towns."

 

Frisco City

Reno City

   

 

 Cemeteries in Canadian County

 

The following cemeteries are located in present day Canadian County, Oklahoma.

 

Beecham Cemetery

Buena Vista Cemetery

Calumet Cemetery

Canadian Valley
Cemetery

Canyon Cemetery

Concho Indian Cemetery

El Reno City Cemetery

Forehand Cemetery

Fort Reno Cemetery

Fort Reno P.O.W.
Cemetery

Frisco Cemetery

Holy Trinity Catholic
Cemetery

Immanuel Lutheran
Cemetery
 

Johnson Family
Cemetery

Kansas Cemetery

Kolb Cemetery

Mathewson Cemetery

Mennonite Cemetery

Mustang City
Cemetery

Niles Cemetery

Oak Chapel Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery

Okarche Cemetery

Old Lutheran Union
Cemetery

Palmer Cemetery

Pleasant View
Cemetery

Red Rock Cemetery

Riverside Cemetery

St. John's Lutheran Cemetery

St. Joseph's Catholic
Cemetery

Sunny Lane Cemetery

Sunnyhill Cemetery

Sunnyside Community Church Cemetery

Swapping Back Mission Cemetery

Union City Cemetery

Worthington Cemetery

Yukon Cemetery

  

Libraries in Canadian County

 

El Reno Carnegie Library
215 E. Wade
El Reno, OK  73036
Telephone:  (405) 262-2409

Mustang Public Library
1201 N. Mustang Road
Mustang, OK  73064
Telephone:  (405) 376-2226

 Piedmont Public Library
1129 Stout St. NW
Piedmont, OK  73078
Telephone:  (405) 373-9045

Mabel C. Fry Public Library
1200 Lakeshore Dr.
Yukon, OK  73099
Telephone:  (405) 354-8232

 

Historic Newspaper Archives of Canadian County

 

The Calumet Chieftain

El Reno Daily Democrat

Piedmont Post

Mustang Enterprise

 

Tribal Nations in Canadian County

 

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes
100 Red Moon Circle
P.O. Box 38
Concho, OK  73022
Telephone:  (405) 262-0345 

 

Additional Genealogy Resources for Canadian County

 

Canadian County on OKGenWeb: Oklahoma Genealogy & History

Canadian County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 866
El Reno, OK  73036

 

Places to Visit in Canadian County

 

While researching your family history in Canadian County, be sure to check out the following attractions located in the area.  And don't miss the opportunity to savor onion-fried burgers in El Reno where they were made famous.

 

Canadian County Historical Museum

Chapel Creek Winery

Chisholm Trail Watering Hole &
Historic Marker


Express Clydesdales Ranch

Heritage Express Trolley

Historic Fort Reno

Mustang Historical Museum

Piedmont Historical Society Museum

Yukon Historical Museum