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Welcome to the History and Genealogy
Platte County, Nebraska

Platte County was named for the Platte River which makes
up its southern boundry.

The capital of this county is Columbus.

We regret that we are unable to perform personal research.

This county website is available for adoption.

If you can make a basic webpage and have a desire to transcribe
data for this county, we're looking for hosts. View our

Volunteer Information Page
and contact Kim.

There are other state and county sites that are up for adoption.
If you would like to become a volunteer host for any of
the sites available, contact

Adjacent Counties

Madison,  Stanton,  Colfax,  Butler,  Polk  

Merrick,  Nance  and  Boone

Cities and Villages

Columbus, Cornlea, Creston, Duncan, Humphrey,

Lindsay, Monroe, Platte Center and Tarnov

 Online Data

Old Landmarks


 News Tidbits   

Peter Bender  



1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes


WW II Honor List

WWI Draft Card Registration 1917-1918 Index

1883 Pensioners List


Please report any problems or broken links, thanks

If you have any family data such as obits, births, marriages, etc.
pertaining to Platte County and would like to have
it posted to this site, please
contact us 

Last updated March 23, 2015

All material posted to this site, unless otherwise credited,
has been transcribed and contributed by:  Frances Cooley

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