Discover Creek County and trace your family history and ancestry with this list of county-specific genealogy resources.
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Established in 1907 at statehood, Creek County is named after the Creek tribe. The county courthouse, located in Sapulpa "the Heart of Historic Route 66," was built in 1914. The Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, built in 1886, and the St. Louis and Oklahoma City Railroad, built in 1898, were the main transportation options in Creek County at the beginning of the 20th century. Railroad history and the history of Bristow, yet another Route 66 stop in Creek County, can be explored at the Bristow Historical Museum, Depot & Town Square. Visitors to Creek County will also enjoy visits to the Sapulpa Historical Museum, Waite Phillips Filling Station Museum and the Drumright Historical Museum.
In 2000, census records showed 67,367 people living in Creek County. Countless assets exist for tracing genealogy in Creek County including legal records, cemetery records and a local genealogy society. Valuable resources for researching genealogy in Creek 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.
Creek County Courthouse
222 E. Dewey, Suite 200
Sapulpa, OK 74066
Telephone: (918) 224-4084
Directions: On E. Dewey Ave. (Rt. 66) between Park and S. Oak.
Records available: Court Clerk has marriage records from 1907, divorce, probate and civil court records; County Clerk has land records from 1907.
Creek County Website: http://www.creekcountyonline.com/
Search for cemeteries, highways and scenic sites, or examine county and township lines with this detailed map of Creek County.
While researching your family history in Creek County, be sure to visit Sapulpa, the largest town in the county. The following towns and cities are located in present day Creek County, Oklahoma.
The following towns and cities either no longer exist in Creek 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 Creek County, Oklahoma.
Mount Harman Cemetery
South Heights Cemetery
Montfort & Allie B Jones Memorial Library
Drumright Public Library
Kellyville Public Library
Mannford Public Library
Julia Crowder-McClellan Memorial Library
Bartlett-Carnegie Sapulpa Public Library
Yuchi (Euchee) Tribe of Indians
2 S. Independence
P.O. Box 10
Sapulpa, OK 74067
Telephone: (918) 224-3065
Sapulpa Historical Society
100 E. Lee
Sapulpa, OK 74066
Telephone: (918) 224-4871
Bristow Genealogical Society
612 W. 6th
Bristow, OK 74010
While researching your family history in Creek County, be sure to check out the following attractions located in the area.