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Named for Overton Love, a prominent Chickasaw who served as a judge and was a member of both the Chickasaw Council and the Dawes Commission, Love County is located in south-central Oklahoma.  Early travel routes in Love County included ferries across the Red River, connecting Oklahoma and Texas markets, and the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway, built in 1887.  In Marietta, the Love County Historical Society Pioneer Museum features historic artifacts from the area.  The WinStar World Casino in Thackerville is the fifth-largest casino in the nation and features lodging, dining, shopping and entertainment. 

In 2000, census records showed 8,831 people living in Love County.  Countless assets exist for tracing genealogy in Love County including legal records, cemetery records and a local historical society.  Valuable resources for researching genealogy in Love County are provided below, including a list of existing towns, the county courthouse address, a detailed map of the county and a list of cemeteries located within the county.  

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

Love County Courthouse Information

Detailed Map of Love County

Existing Towns in Love County

Ghost Towns in Love County

Cemeteries in Love County

Libraries in Love County

Historic Newspaper Archives of Love County

Add'l Genealogy Resources for Love County

Places to Visit in Love County

Love County Courthouse Information

Love County Clerk
405 W. Main St.
Marietta, OK  73448
Telephone:  (405) 276-3059

Directions:  On the square at 400 W. Main.

Records available:  County Clerk has birth and death records from 1958 and land records from 1904; Court Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and civil court records.

Love County Website: http://love.okcounties.org/

Detailed Map of Love County

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

Existing Towns in Love County

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

Leon

Marietta

Thackerville

  

Ghost Towns in Love County

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

Bomar

Burneyville

Courtney

Eastman

Enville

Greenville

Jimtown

Legate

Marsden

Orr

Oswalt

Overbrook

Pike

Rubottom

Simon

   

Cemeteries in Love County

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

Aaron Pickens Cemetery

Anglin (AKA Falconhead) Cemetery

Ark Cemetery

Arnoldville Cemetery

Belleville-Bourland
Cemetery

Box Cemetery

Brown (AKA Dripping
Springs, AKA Refuge
Springs)Cemetery

Burch Cemetery

Burney-Gaines Cemetery

Burneyville Cemetery

Courtney Cemetery

Coyle-Pike Cemetery

Crow Cemetery

Decherds (AKA Mahota,
AKA Addington Bend)
Cemetery

Dibrell Cemetery

Dunbar Cemetery

Eastman Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery

Enville Pleasant Oak
Cemetery

Gordon Cemetery

Graveyard Bluff
Cemetery

Greenville Cemetery

Jimtown Cemetery

Lakeview Cemetery

Legate Cemetery

Leon Cemetery

Love Cemetery

Maple Hill Cemetery

Marietta Cemetery

McBride Cemetery

Montgomery Cemetery

Morgan Rest Cemetery

Mount Zion Cemetery

New Hope Cemetery

Oil Springs Cemetery

Old Jimtown Cemetery

Old Thackerville Cemetery

Orr Cemetery

Oswalt Cemetery

Parker Cemetery

Pike Cemetery

Pleasant Oak Cemetery

Prairie View Cemetery

Ran Cemetery

Reid-Cross Cemetery

Rubottom Cemetery

Simon Cemetery

Townsend Cemetery

Vernon Cemetery

Wright Cemetery

Yearby Cemetery

Libraries in Love County

Love County Library
500 S Hwy 77
Marietta, OK  73448
Telephone:  (580) 276-3783

Historic Newspaper Archives of Love County

Hembree Family Obituaries

Marietta Monitor

Additional Genealogy Resources for Love County

Love County on OKGenWeb: Oklahoma Genealogy & History

Love County Historical Society
P.O. Box 134
Marietta, OK  73448

Places to Visit in Love County

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

Addison Ranch

Inn at WinStar

Love County Historical Society Pioneer Museum

Norton's Indian Territory Museum

WinStar Golf Course

WinStar RV Park

WinStar World Casino

WinStar World Casino Hotel