Durango Colorado Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 2 Hilltop Cir Durango CO 81301 United States
  • off East 32nd Street and Holly
  • Language:English


  • 1-970-259-1061


  • CO_Durango@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:11:00am-2:00pm
  • Saturday: by appointment- leave message on phone number above
  • Evenings and weekends by appointment

Holiday Schedule:

January 1st: July 4th: Christmas:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • Books on most states and British Isles, Austrailia, Marriage and Cemetery records for La Plata County, Colorado
See lists by state at the Southwest Colorado Genealogy Society site here: http://www.swcogen.org/Durango-Family-History-Center.html

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
  • Genealogy Bank

Hardware and Equipment

  • computers, printer, microfilm and fische readers plus file cabinets with some permanent microfilm.  Also books, research guides, maps

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area

Southwest Colorado Genealogy Society Animas Museum/La Plata County Genealogy Society


  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

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Volunteer at the Center