Grant County was created by the Nebraska Legislature on March 31, 1887 and was named for Ulysses S. Grant. It's county seat is Hyannis. The population of Grant County makes it the 9th least populous county in the United States. Unincorporated communites in Grant County include Ashby and Whitman. Duluth was a one time a town in Grant County, but it's now used as a railroad marker. The Grant County Museum opened in 1958 is located on the top floor of the courthouse.

Grant County needs a new coordinator. If you are interested, please email the State Coordinator.

Grant County Addresses and Info

1890 Gazetteer (Grant County section)
1940 Grant County Who's Who
1917 Grant County Births
Grant County Information from Nebraska Our Towns
World War II Grant County Honor Roll
Whitman Cemetery
Downtown Whitman - 1910
Hyannis Cemetery
Hyannis School - an early photograph
Hyannis Stock Yards - an early photograph
Grant County Cemeteries   (listing for Ashby Cemetery from the NSCS Ancestree Article)
Grant County Marriage Records(1888 - 1895), GRANT COUNTY, Area 2

Grant County Queries

Grant County Surnames

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Grant County Family Histories

Boots (Link not working, if you have an updated link, please use the email above)
Mystery Photos and Family Links

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This page updated 13th August 2019 copyright 2003-2008 Liz Lee 2019 David Gochenour