Colorado County History and Listings

Colorado County History and Listings

Our county-by-county listing of Colorado has contact information and dates vital records for historic and modern-day counties.

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Adams
450 S. Fourth Ave., Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 654-6026
http://www.co.adams.co.us
Incorporated: April 15, 1901
Parent county: Arapahoe
Birth records: start in 1876, kept by Clerk/Recorder
Marriage: 1902, Clerk/Recorder
Divorce: 1905, County Court Clerk
Death: 1907, Clerk/Recorder
Land: 1902, Clerk/Recorder
Probate: 1905, County Court Clerk
Court: 1905, County Court Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has some burial records, some land records from Arapahoe County prior to 1901, and school census 1902-1964. State Archives has naturalization records 1906-1954.

Alamosa
402 Edison Ave., Box 630, Alamosa, CO 81101
(719) 589-6681
http://www.alamosacounty.org
Incorporated: March 8, 1913
Parent counties: Costilla, Conejos
Birth records: start in 1870, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1914, County Clerk
Divorce: 1914, Clerk of District Court
Death: 1902 County Clerk
Land: 1914, County Clerk
Probate: 1914, Clerk of District Court
Court: 1914, Clerk of District Court
Notes: County Clerk has marriage records for Costilla and Conejos counties for late 1800s. State Archives has naturalization records 1915-1991.

Arapahoe
5334 S. Prince St., Littleton, CO 80166-0060
(303) 795-4200
http://www.co.arapahoe.co.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Birth records: start in 1876, kept by Clerk/Recorder
Marriage: 1902, Clerk/Recorder
Divorce: 1903, Clerk of District Court
Death: 1907, Clerk/Recorder
Land: 1902, Clerk/Recorder
Probate: 1903, Clerk of District Court
Court: 1903, Clerk of District Court
Notes: First formed in 1855 as Territorial County. Clerk/Recorder has some incomplete Land records from late 1800s. See Kansas for 1860 census records.

Archuleta
Box 2589, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
(970) 264-8350
http://www.archuletacounty.org
Incorporated: April 14, 1885
Parent county: Conejos
Birth records: start in 1880, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1886, County Clerk
Divorce: 1885, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1907, County Clerk
Land: 1886, County Clerk
Probate: 1885, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1885, Clerk of Combined Courts

Baca
741 Main Street Springfield, CO 81073
(719) 523-4372
http://www.springfieldcolorado.com/countygov.html
Incorporated: April 16, 1889
Parent county: Las Animas
Birth records: start in 1910, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1889, County Clerk
Divorce: ca. 1918, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1911, County Clerk
Land: 1889, County Clerk
Probate: ca. 1918, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: ca. 1918, Clerk of Combined Courts
Naturalization: unknown, Clerk of District Court

Bent
Box 350, Las Animas, CO 81054
(719) 456-2009
http://www.bentcounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 11, 1870
Parent counties: Huerfano, Indian Reserve Lands
Birth records: start in 1905, kept by Nursing Service
Marriage: 1888, County Recorder
Death: 1908, Nursing Service
Land: 1888, County Recorder
Probate: 1888, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1888, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: Clerk of Combined Courts has divorce records 1907-1919.

Boulder
1750 Thirty-Third St., Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 413-7770
http://www.co.boulder.co.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Birth records: start in 1866, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1864, County Recorder
Death: 1866, Department of Health
Land: 1865, County Recorder
Probate: 1862, Probate Register
Court: 1862, Clerk of District Court
Notes: Clerk of District Court has divorce records 1904-1912. State Archives has naturalization records 1872-1958.

Broomfield
One DesCombes Dr., Broomfield, CO 80020
(303) 464-5819
http://www.ci.broomfield.co.us
Incorporated: Nov. 15, 2001
Parent counties: Adams, Boulder, Jefferson, Weld
Birth records: start in 2001, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 2001, Central Records Office
Divorce: 2001, Clerk of County Court
Death: 2001, Department of Health
Land: 2001, Central Records Office
Probate: 2001, Clerk of County Court
Court: 2001, Clerk of County Court

Carbonate
Incorporated: Feb. 8, 1879
Parent county: Lake
Notes: See Lake County. Name changed to Lake Feb. 10, 1879.

Chaffee
104 Crestone Ave., Box 699, Salida, CO 81201
(719) 539-6913
http://www.chaffeecounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 10, 1879
Parent county: Lake
Marriage records: start in ca. 1890, kept by Clerk/Recorder
Divorce: ca. 1880, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: ca. 1890, Clerk/Recorder
Probate: ca. 1880, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: ca. 1880, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: Clerk/Recorder has very few birth and death records from early 1900s. State Archives has naturalization records 1881-1906.

Cheyenne
51 S. First St., Box 567, Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810
(719) 767-5685
http://www.co.cheyenne.co.us
Incorporated: March 25, 1889
Parent counties: Bent, Elbert
Birth records: start in 1910, kept by County Vital Records Office
Marriage: 1906, Clerk/Recorder
Divorce: ca. 1920, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1911, County Vital Records Office
Land: 1906, Clerk/Recorder
Probate: ca. 1920, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: ca. 1920, Clerk of Combined Courts

Clear Creek
405 Argentine St., Box 2000, Georgetown, CO 80444
(303) 679-2339
http://www.co.clear-creek.co.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Mountain
Marriage records: start in 1882, kept by County Archives
Divorce: 1862, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1862, County Clerk
Probate: 1862, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1862, Clerk of Combined Courts

Conejos
Box 157, Conejos, CO 81129
(719) 376-5772
http://www.ccionline.org/index.cfm/ID/51
Incorporated: Sept. 9, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Marriage records: start in ca. 1940, kept by County Clerk
Death: 1918, County Clerk
Land: 1900, County Clerk
Notes: Formerly Guadalupe County. Name changed to Conejos Nov. 7, 1861. Courthouse burned in 1980, destroying many records. County Clerk has birth records 1877-1910. Clerk of Combined Courts has court and probate records from early 1900s and divorce records 1899-1915. State Archives has naturalization records 1882-1948.

Costilla
Box 308, San Luis, CO 81152
(719) 672-3301
http://www.costillacounty-co.gov
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Marriage records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1853, County Clerk
Probate: 1874, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1874, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1877-1931.

Crowley
631 Main St., Ordway, CO 81063
(719) 267-5225
http://www.crowleycounty.net
Incorporated: May 6, 1911
Parent county: Otero
Birth records: start in 1909, kept by County Registrar
Marriage: 1911, County Clerk
Divorce: 1911, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1909, County Registrar
Land: 1911, County Clerk
Probate: 1911, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1911, Clerk of Combined Courts

Custer
Box 150, Westcliffe, CO 81252
(719) 783-0441
http://www.custercountygov.com
Incorporated: March 9, 1877
Parent county: Fremont
Marriage records: start in 1876, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: ca. 1900, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1876, County Clerk
Probate: ca. 1900, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: ca. 1900, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1881-1927.

Delta
501 Palmer St., Suite 211, Delta, CO 81416
(970) 874-2150
http://www.deltacounty.com
Incorporated: Feb. 11, 1883
Parent county: Gunnison
Birth records: start in 1897, kept by County Recorder
Marriage: 1883, County Recorder
Divorce: 1883, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1883, County Recorder
Land: 1883, County Recorder
Probate: 1883, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1883, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: County Clerk has school census 1891-1964.

Denver
Municipal Office Bldg., Department 101, 201 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80202
(720) 865-8400
http://www.denvergov.org
Incorporated: March 18, 1901
Parent county: Arapahoe
Birth records: start in 1906, kept by County Vital Records Office
Marriage: 1897, County Recorder
Divorce: 1901, Clerk of District Court
Land: 1901, County Assessor
Probate: 1901, Probate Administrator
Court: 1901, Clerk of District Court
Notes: Has annexed territory from Arapahoe, Adams, and Jefferson counties. State Archives has naturalization records 1862-1915.

Dolores
Box 58, Dove Creek, CO 81324
(970) 677-2381
http://www.dolorescounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 19, 1881
Parent county: San Juan
Birth records: start in 1887, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1887, County Clerk
Divorce: 1881, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1887, County Clerk
Land: 1887, County Clerk
Probate: 1881, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1881, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1881-1906.

Douglas
301 Wilcox St., Castle Rock, CO 80104
(303) 660-7469
http://www.douglas.co.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Divorce: start in unknown, kept by Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1864, County Recorder
Probate: unknown, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court records: unknown, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: County Clerk/Recorder has marriage records 1864-1925. State Archives has naturalization records 1903-1920.

Eagle
Box 537, 500 Broadway, Eagle, CO 81631
(970) 328-8723
http://www.eaglecounty.us
Incorporated: Feb. 11, 1883
Parent county: Summit
Birth records: start in 1894, kept by Department of Health
Divorce: 1883, Clerk of District Court
Death: 1894, Department of Health
Land: 1883, County Recorder
Probate: 1883, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1883, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: Clerk of Combined Courts has naturalization records 1883-1928. County Clerk/Recorder has marriage records 1883-1940.

El Paso
200 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 520-6200
http://www.elpasoco.com
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Birth records: start in 1890, kept by Department of Health & Environment
Marriage: 1861, County Recorder
Death: 1893, Department of Health & Environment
Land: 1861, County Clerk
Probate: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: Clerk of Combined Courts has divorce records 1903-1941. State Archives has naturalization records 1869-1970.

Elbert
215 Comanche St., Box 7, Kiowa, CO 80117
(303) 621-3128
http://www.elbertcounty-co.gov
Incorporated: Feb. 13, 1874
Parent counties: Douglas, Greenwood
Marriage records: start in 1816, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: unknown, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1816, County Recorder
Probate: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1886-1931.

Fremont
615 Macon, Room 102, Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 276-7330
http://www.fremontco.com
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Marriage records: start in 1861, kept by County Clerk
Land: 1861, County Clerk
Notes: Clerk of Combined Courts has court, divorce, and probate records from early 1900s. State Archives has naturalization records 1882-1966.

Garfield
109 Eighth St., Suite 200, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 945-2377
http://www.garfield-county.com
Incorporated: Feb. 10, 1883
Parent county: Summit
Birth records: start in 1883, kept by County Recorder
Marriage: 1883, County Recorder
Death: 1883, County Recorder
Land: 1883, County Recorder
Probate: 1892, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1892, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: Clerk of Combined Courts has divorce records 1906-1916.

Gilpin
203 Eureka St., Box 429, Central City, CO 80427
(303) 582-5321
http://http://co.gilpin.co.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Marriage records: start in 1850, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: unknown, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1850, County Recorder
Probate: unknown, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1869-1917.

Grand
308 Byers Ave., Box 120, Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451
(970) 725-3347
http://www.co.grand.co.us
Incorporated: Feb. 2, 1874
Parent county: Summit
Birth records: start in 1907, kept by Clerk/Recorder
Marriage: 1874, County Recorder
Divorce: ca. 1880, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1874, Clerk/Recorder
Probate: ca. 1880, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: ca. 1880, Clerk of Combined Courts

Greenwood
Incorporated: Feb. 11, 1870
Parent county: Indian Lands
Notes: Abolished Feb. 6, 1874. Bent and Elbert counties formed from Greenwood.

Guadalupe
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Notes: See Conejos County. Name changed to Conejos Nov. 7, 1861.

Gunnison
221 N. Wisconsin Ave., Suite C, Gunnison, CO 81230
(970) 641-1516
http://www.gunnisoncounty.org
Incorporated: March 9, 1877
Parent county: Lake
Birth records: start in ca. 1880, kept by Department of Social Services
Marriage: 1877, County Recorder
Divorce: 1877, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: ca. 1880, Department of Social Services
Land: 1877, County Recorder
Probate: 1877, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1877, Clerk of Combined Courts

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Hinsdale
Box 9, 317 North Henson St. Lake City, CO 81235
(970) 944-2228
http://www.hinsdalecountycolorado.us/home.html
Incorporated: Feb. 10, 1874
Parent county: Conejos, Lake, Costilla
Birth records: start in 1900, kept by Clerk/Recorder
Marriage: 1880, County Recorder
Divorce: 1874, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1874, County Recorder
Probate: 1874, County Court
Court: 1874, County Court

Huerfano
401 Main St., Walsenburg, CO 81089
(719) 738-2380
http://www.huerfano.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Marriage records: start in 1870, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1872, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1874, County Clerk
Probate: 1872, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1872, Clerk of Common Pleas Court
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1882-1958.

Jackson
Box 1019, Walden, CO 80480
(970) 723-4664
http://www.ccionline.org/index.cfm/ID/69
Incorporated: May 5, 1909
Parent county: Larimer
Birth records: start in 1909, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1909, County Clerk
Death: 1909, County Clerk
Divorce: 1909, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1909, County Clerk
Probate: 1909, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1909, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1910-1940.

Jefferson
100 Jefferson County Pkwy., Golden, CO 80419
(303) 271-8186
http://co.jefferson.co.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Birth records: start in 1907, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1868, County Recorder
Divorce: 1863, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1868, Department of Health
Land: 1867, County Recorder
Probate: 1863, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1863, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1862-1955.

Kiowa
1305 Goff, Box 37, Eads, CO 81036
(719) 438-5421
http://www.kiowacountycolo.com
Incorporated: April 11, 1889
Parent county: Bent
Marriage records: start in 1889, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1889, Clerk of District Court
Land: 1908, County Clerk
Probate: 1889, Clerk of District Court
Court: 1889, Clerk of District Court

Kit Carson
251 Sixteenth St., Suite 203, Box 160, Burlington, CO 80807
(719) 346-8638
http://www.kitcarsoncounty.org
Incorporated: April 11, 1889
Parent county: Elbert
Birth records: start in unknown, kept by County Commissioner
Marriage: 1908, County Clerk
Divorce: 1910, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: unknown, County Commissioner
Land: 1908, County Clerk
Probate: 1910, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1910, Clerk of Combined Courts

La Plata
98 Everett Street, Suite C, Durango, CO 81303
(970) 382-6280
http://co.laplata.co.us
Incorporated: Feb. 10, 1874
Parent county: Conejos, Lake
Birth records: start in unknown, kept by San Juan Basin Department of Health
Marriage: 1878, County Clerk/Registrar
Death: unknown, San Juan Basin Department of Health
Land: 1876, County Recorder
Notes: Clerk of Combined Courts has court, divorce, and probate records from early 1900s. State Archives has naturalization records 1873-1908.

Lake
505 Harrison Ave., Leadville, CO 80461
(719) 486-1410
http://www.lakecountyco.com
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Marriage records: start in 1869, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: unknown, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1876, County Recorder
Probate: 1879, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1879, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: Known as Carbonate County for two days Feb. 8-10, 1879. County Clerk has some burial records 1885-1903.

Larimer
200 W. Oak St., Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 498-7860
http://www.larimer.org
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Birth records: start in 1902, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1862, County Clerk/Registrar
Divorce: 1862, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1902, Department of Health
Land: 1862, County Recorder
Probate: 1862, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1862, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1872-1958.

Las Animas
200 E. First St., Box 115, Trinidad, CO 81082
(719) 846-3314
http://www.tlac.net/county
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Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1866
Parent county: Huerfano
Marriage records: start in 1887, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1881, Clerk of Common Pleas Court
Land: 1883, County Recorder
Probate: 1881, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1881 Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: County Health Department has birth and death records from late 1800s. State Archives has naturalization records 1881-1958.

Lincoln
103 Third Ave., Box 67, Hugo, CO 80821
(719) 743-2444
http://www.lincolncountyco.us
Incorporated: April 11, 1889
Parent counties: Elbert, Bent
Marriage records: start in 1889, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1889, Clerk of Court
Land: 1889, County Recorder
Probate: 1889, Clerk of County Court
Court: 1889, Clerk of County Court
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1889-1947.

Logan
315 Main St., Sterling, CO 80751
(970) 522-1544
http://www.loganco.gov
Incorporated: Feb. 25, 1887
Parent county: Weld
Birth records: start in 1894, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1887, County Recorder
Divorce: 1887, Clerk of District Court
Death: 1894, Department of Health
Land: 1887, Clerk/Recorder
Probate: 1887, Clerk of District Court
Court: 1887, Clerk of District Court

Mesa
544 Rood Ave., Box 20000 Grand Junction, CO 81502
(970) 244-1607
http://www.co.mesa.co.us
Incorporated: Feb. 14, 1883
Parent county: Gunnison
Birth records: start in 1890, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1883, County Recorder
Divorce: 1884, Clerk of District Court
Death: 1890, Department of Health
Land: 1883, County Recorder
Probate: 1884, Clerk of District Court
Court: 1884, Clerk of District Court
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1884-1994.

Mineral
Box 70, Creede, CO 81130
(719) 658-2440
http://www.mineralcountycolorado.com
Incorporated: March 27, 1893
Parent counties: Hinsdale, Rio Grande, Saguache
Marriage records: start in 1893, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1893, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1893, County Clerk
Probate: 1893, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1893, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1893-1905.

Moffat
221 W. Victory Way Suite 200, Craig, CO 81625
(970) 824-9104
http://www.co.moffat.co.us
Incorporated: Feb. 27, 1911
Parent county: Routt
Birth records: start in 1900, kept by Reg./Vital Records
Marriage: 1911, County Recorder
Divorce: 1911, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1900, Reg./Vital Records
Land: 1911, County Clerk/Registrar
Probate: 1911, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1911, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1902-1959.

Montezuma
109 W. Main St., Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-3728
http://www.co.montezuma.co.us
Incorporated: April 16, 1889
Parent county: La Plata
Birth records: start in 1879, kept by County Recorder
Marriage: 1889, County Recorder
Divorce: 1889, Clerk of District Court
Death: 1892, County Recorder
Land: 1879, County Recorder
Probate: 1889, Clerk of District Court
Court: 1889, Clerk of District Court
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1889-1906.

Montrose
320 S. First St., Box 1289, Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-3362
http://www.co.montrose.co.us
Incorporated: Feb. 11, 1883
Parent county: Gunnison
Birth records: start in 1910, kept by County Recorder
Marriage: 1883, County Recorder
Divorce: 1883, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1907, County Recorder
Land: 1883, County Recorder
Probate: 1883, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1883, Clerk of Combined Courts

Morgan
231 Ensign St., Box 1399, Fort Morgan, CO 80701
(970) 542-3521
http://www.co.morgan.co.us
Incorporated: Feb. 19, 1889
Parent county: Weld
Birth records: start in 1906, kept by Northeast Colorado Health Department
Marriage: 1898, County Clerk
Divorce: 1889, Clerk of District Court
Death: 1900, NE Colorado Health Department
Land: 1898, County Clerk
Probate: 1889, Probate Clerk
Court: 1889, Clerk of District Court

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Otero
13 W. Third St., La Junta, CO 81050
(719) 383-3020
http://www.oterogov.com
Incorporated: March 25, 1889
Parent county: Bent
Marriage records: start in 1889, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1889, County Recorder
Probate: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: County Health Department has birth and death records from the late 1800s.

Ouray
Box C, 541 Fourth St., Ouray, CO 81427
(970) 325-4961
http://www.ouraycountyco.gov
Incorporated: Jan. 18, 1877
Parent county: Hinsdale, Lake
Birth records: start in 1880, kept by County Treasurer
Marriage: 1881, County Recorder
Divorce: 1878, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1894, County Treasurer
Land: 1881, County Recorder
Probate: 1878, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1878, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1878-1918. Name changed to Uncompahgre County Feb. 27, 1883, renamed Ouray County March 2, 1883.

Park
501 Main St., Box 220, Fairplay, CO 80440
(719) 836-4333
http://www.parkco.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Birth records: start in 1875, kept by Clerk/Recorder
Marriage: 1881, County Recorder
Divorce: 1861, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1903, Clerk/Recorder
Land: 1861, County Recorder
Probate: 1861, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1861, Clerk/Common Pleas Court
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1909-1930.

Phillips
221 S. Interocean Ave., Holyoke, CO 80734
(970) 854-3131
http://www.cogenweb.com/phillips
Incorporated: March 27, 1889
Parent county: Logan
Birth records: start in unknown, City Registrar
Marriage: 1892, County Clerk
Divorce: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: unknown, City Registrar
Land: 1892, County Clerk
Probate: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1889-1930.

Pitkin
530 E. Main St., first floor, Aspen, CO 81611
(970) 920-5180
http://www.aspenpitkin.com
Incorporated: Feb. 23, 1881
Parent county: Gunnison
Marriage records: start in 1890, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: unknown, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1890, County Recorder
Probate: unknown, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: unknown, Clerk of Combined Courts

Prowers
301 S. Main St., Suite 210, Lamar, CO 81052
(719) 336-8011
http://www.prowerscounty.net
Incorporated: April 11, 1889
Parent county: Bent
Birth records: start in 1908, kept by County Recorder
Marriage: 1889, County Recorder
Divorce: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1908, County Recorder
Land: 1889, County Recorder
Probate: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts

Pueblo
215 W. Tenth St., Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 583-6507
http://www.co.pueblo.co.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Birth records: start in 1887, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1865, County Recorder
Divorce: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1887, Department of Health
Land: 1865, County Recorder
Probate: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1878-1913, 1949-1983.

Rio Blanco
555 Main St., Box 1067, Meeker, CO 81641
(970) 878-9460
http://www.co.rio-blanco.co.us
Incorporated: March 25, 1889
Parent county: Summit
Birth records: start in 1902, kept by County Recorder
Marriage: 1889, County Recorder
Divorce: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1902, County Recorder
Land: 1889, County Recorder
Probate: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts

Rio Grande
965 Sixth St., Box 160, Del Norte, CO 81132
(719) 657-3334
http://www.riograndecounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 10, 1874
Parent county: Conejos, Costilla
Marriage records: start in 1876, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1874, County Recorder
Probate: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1874-1906.

Routt
522 Lincoln Ave., Box 773598, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
(970) 870-5556
http://www.co.routt.co.us
Incorporated: Jan. 29, 1877
Parent county: Grand
Marriage records: start in 1877, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1877, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1877, County Recorder
Probate: 1877, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1877, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1885-1966.

Saguache
501 Fourth St., Box 176, Saguache, CO 81149
(719) 655-2512
http://www.saguachecounty.net
Incorporated: Dec. 29, 1866
Parent county: Costilla, Lake
Marriage records: start in 1885, kept by County Recorder
Land: 1885, County Recorder
Notes: Clerk of Combined Courts has court, divorce, and probate records from the late 1800s. State Archives has naturalization records 1878-1940.

San Juan
Box 466, Silverton, CO 81433
(970) 387-5671
http://www.sanjuancountycolorado.us
Incorporated: Jan. 31, 1876
Parent county: Lake
Birth records: start in 1880, kept by County Treasurer
Marriage: 1880, County Clerk
Divorce: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1901, County Treasurer
Land: 1880, County Clerk
Probate: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1877-1926.

San Miguel
305 W. Colorado Ave., Box 548, Telluride, CO 81435
(970) 728-3954
http://www.sanmiguelcounty.org
Incorporated: March 2, 1883
Parent county: San Juan
Birth records: start in 1897, kept by County Treasurer
Divorce: 1883, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1906, County Treasurer
Land: 1890, County Recorder
Probate: 1883, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1883, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: County Clerk/Recorder has marriage records from the early 1800s.

Sedgwick
315 Cedar St., Suite 220, Julesburg, CO 80737
(970) 474-3346
http://www.sedgwickcountygov.net
Incorporated: April 9, 1889
Parent county: Logan
Marriage records: start in 1889, County Clerk
Divorce: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1889, County Clerk
Probate: 1888, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1888, Clerk of Combined Courts

Summit
208 E. Lincoln Ave., Box 1538, Breckenridge, CO 80424
(970) 453-3470
http://www.co.summit.co.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Marriage records: start in 1900, kept by County Recorder
Land: 1861, County Recorder
Notes: Clerk of Combined Courts has court, divorce, and probate records form the late 1800s.

Teller
101 W. Bennett Ave., Box 1010, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
(719) 689-2951
http://www.co.teller.co.us
Incorporated: 23 March 1899
Parent county: El Paso
Birth records: start in 1876, kept by County Recorder
Marriage: 1899, County Recorder
Divorce: 1899, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1902, County Recorder
Land: 1899, County Recorder
Probate: 1899, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1899, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1899-1941.

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Uncompahgre
Incorporated: Feb. 27, 1883
Parent county: Ouray
Notes: Name changed to Ouray March 2, 1883.

Washington
150 Ash Ave., Box L, Akron, CO 80720
(970) 345-6565
http://co.washington.co.us
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1887
Parent county: Weld
Marriage records: start in 1887, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1887, Clerk of District Court
Land: 1887, County Clerk
Probate: 1887, Clerk of District Court
Court: 1887, Clerk of District Court

Weld
1402 N. Seventeenth Ave., Greeley, CO 80631
(970) 304-6530
http://www.co.weld.co.us
Incorporated: Nov. 1, 1861
Parent county: Original county
Birth records: start in 1908, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1861, County Recorder
Divorce: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Death: 1900, Department of Health
Land: 1861, County Recorder
Probate: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1876, Clerk of Combined Courts
Notes: State Archives has naturalization records 1871-1961.

Yuma
310 Ash St., Suite F, Box 467, Wray, CO 80758
(970) 332-5809
http://www.yumacounty.net
Incorporated: March 15, 1889
Parent county: Washington
Marriage records: start in 1889, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Land: 1887, County Recorder
Probate: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts
Court: 1889, Clerk of Combined Courts

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