Discover Cimarron County and trace your family history and ancestry with this list of county-specific genealogy resources.
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Cimarron County was created in 1907 and Boise City is the county seat. Cimarron County has the unique distinction of being the only county in the United States that borders four states: Kansas, Texas, New Mexico and Colorado. Prior to 1890, the county was part of No Man’s Land, a land with no laws or jurisdiction located in today's current Oklahoma panhandle. Oklahoma's highest point can be found in Cimarron County in the form of Black Mesa, which stands at an elevation of 4,973 feet. Visitors to Cimarron County will enjoy searching for fossils and dinosaur tracks throughout the Black Mesa area. Camping, fishing and other activities are offered at nearby Black Mesa State Park.
In 2000, census records showed 3,148 people living in Cimarron County. Countless assets exist for tracing genealogy in Cimarron County including legal records and cemetery records. Valuable resources for researching genealogy in Cimarron 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.
Cimarron County Clerk
P.O. Box 788
Boise City, OK 73933
Telephone: (580) 544-2221
Directions: On the square in the center of downtown.
Court Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, and civil records from 1908; County Clerk has land records from 1908.
Search for cemeteries, highways and scenic sites, or examine county and township lines with this detailed map of Cimarron County.
While researching your family history in Cimarron County, be sure to visit Kenton, home of several tourist attractions. The following towns and cities are located in present day Cimarron County, Oklahoma.
The following towns and cities either no longer exist in Cimarron County or are still populated, but significantly less so than in years past. These towns and cities are commonly referred to as 'ghost towns.'
The following cemeteries are located in present day Cimarron County, Oklahoma.
Soutar Memorial Library
102 S. Ellis
Boise City, OK 73933
Telephone: (580) 544-2715
While researching your family history in Cimarron County, be sure to check out the following attractions located in the area.