Alamosa 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.

Alamosa Colorado Family History Center serves the San Luis Valley region of south-central Colorado.  On a clear day, you can look to the south and look into New Mexico.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

300 Richardson Avenue [3rd & Richardson], Alamosa, Colorado   81101

Entrance to the building is on the north side of the chapel.  Parking is available in the east parking lot and also on the street.  Front door is usually locked, but there is a bell on your left that you are to ring for the staff to come to door.

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Phone: 719-589-5511  Please call during scheduled hours as there is no answering system attached to this number.  See Hours below for when staff will be available to assist you.


Open Hours:

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Wednesday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wednesday - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday- 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Thursday - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Friday - by appointment

Saturday - by appointment

Sunday - by appointment


During holidays we are open by appointment

 Classes are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday's of the month at 7:00 PM

January 22nd --  Using Fold3 -- which is the premier site to find Military and Native American records.  Rue & Gary Snell

February 5th -- How to use "Drop Boxes" to store Data - Tom Kenison

February 19th -- Class for all with Family History responsibilities 

March 5th -- Using all the Family History Center Premium Websites

March 19th -- Using "The Family Tree"

April 2nd -- The even more important use of Sources and the Source Box

April 16th -- Finding family in Deeds and Wills 


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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