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Harmon County.

Harmon County, located in southwestern Oklahoma, was named after Judson Harmon, a U.S. attorney general from Ohio.  The county was officially established in 1909, two years after statehood.  The Camp Supply Road was an early transportation route in the county and the Altus, Wichita Falls and Hollis Railway came into the county in 1910.  The Harmon County Historical Museum in Hollis displays artifacts that detail the history of the area. 

In 2000, census records showed 3,283 people living in Harmon County.  Countless resources exist for tracing genealogy in Harmon County including legal records and cemetery records.  For more information about genealogy in Harmon County, resources are provided below.  

 

Harmon County Courthouse Information

Detailed Map of Harmon County

Existing Towns in Harmon County

Ghost Towns in Harmon County

Cemeteries in Harmon County

Libraries in Harmon County

Historic Newspaper Archives of Harmon County

Add'l Genealogy Resources for Harmon County

Places to Visit in Harmon County

 

Harmon County Courthouse Information

 

Harmon County Clerk
114 W. Hollis
Hollis, OK  73550
Telephone:  (580) 688-3658

Directions:  On W. Hollis St. and N. Main St.

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

 

Detailed Map of Harmon County

 

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

 

Existing Towns in Harmon County

 

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

 

Gould

Hollis

   

  

Ghost Towns in Harmon County

 

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

 

Arnett

Carl

Cora Lea

Dryden

Greer

Halsmith

Kelly

Looney

Louis

Madge

Martin

McKnight

McQueen

Metcalf

Prospect

Teacross

Vinson

Purvis

Ron Sandy

Shrewder

  

Cemeteries in Harmon County

 

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

 

Bitter Creek Cemetery

Cave Creek Cemetery

Dodson Cemetery

Dryden Cemetery

Fairmount Cemetery

Gould Cemetery

Halsmith Cemetery

Hollis Cemetery #1

Hollis Cemetery #2

Independence Cemetery

Liberty Cemetery

Louis/Bethal Cemetery

McKnight Cemetery

Old Velma Cemetery

O M Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Teacross Cemetery

Vinson Cemetery

Westview Cemetery

 

 

Libraries in Harmon County


Hollis Public Library
201 W. Broadway
Hollis, OK  73550
Telephone:  (580) 688-2744

 

Historic Newspaper Archives of Harmon County

 

Hollis Post-Herald

 

Additional Genealogy Resources for Harmon County

 

Harmon County on OKGenWeb: Oklahoma Genealogy & History

Harmon County Historical Society

Southwest Oklahoma Genealogical Society

Harmon County Genealogical Society
102 W. Broadway St.
Hollis, OK  73550
Telephone:  (580) 688-9545

 

Places to Visit in Harmon County

 

While researching your family history in Harmon County, be sure to check out the following attractions located in the area.

 

Harmon County Historical Museum

Lake Hall