Arapahoe County, Colorado Genealogy
Guide to Arapahoe County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Arapahoe County, Colorado|
Location in the state of Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
|Founded||November 1, 1861|
|Address|| Araphaoe – Arapahoe County Courthouse|
5334 S Prince Street
Littleton, CO 80166-0001
Arapahoe County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Quick Facts
- 2.1 Historical Facts
- 2.2 Resources
- 2.2.1 Bible Records
- 2.2.2 Biography
- 2.2.3 Business Records and Commerce
- 2.2.4 Cemeteries
- 2.2.5 Census
- 2.2.6 Church Records
- 2.2.7 Court Records
- 2.2.8 Directories
- 2.2.9 Emigration and Immigration
- 2.2.10 Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
- 2.2.11 Gazetteers
- 2.2.12 Genealogy
- 2.2.13 History
- 2.2.14 Land and Property
- 2.2.15 Maps
- 2.2.16 Military
- 2.2.17 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 2.2.18 Newspapers
- 2.2.19 Obituaries
- 2.2.20 Periodicals
- 2.2.21 Poor Records
- 2.2.22 Probate
- 2.2.23 Public Records
- 2.2.24 Repositories
- 2.2.25 Taxation
- 2.2.26 Vital Records
- 2.3 Places
- 3 Websites
- 4 References
First formed in 1855 as Territorial County. See Kansas 1860 for census records.
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1902 burial records to 1941; County Court has divorce, probate and court records
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
Parent County: 1855 - Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Kansas Territory.
1 November 1861: Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Colorado Territory.
County seat: Littleton 
Business Records and Commerce
- Evergreen Cemetery, Deer Trail, Arapahoe county, Colorado - transcription at town web site.
- Littleton Cemetery, Littleton BillionGraves
For tips on accessing Arapahoe County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.
The Colorado Genealogical Society's 1885 Colorado State Census - Arapahoe County PDF File with every name indexed
LDS Ward and Branch Records
Arapahoe County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Arapahoe County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:
- Name of Applicant
- Date and Amount of pension payment
- Any adjustments to the pension
- Person's age
- Town nearest to where they lived
- Other Actions done by the County
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
- Biographies of Prominent Families of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.
- Early History of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.
Land and Property
Naturalization and Citizenship
Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Arapahoe County Poor Hospital Records for 1895-1899 on-line.
Colorado State Archives web site has Arapahoe county Probate cases 1902-1937.
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Aurora Colorado Family History Center
- Littleton Colorado Family History Center
- Arapahoe Library District
12855 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112
Website http://www.arapahoelibraries.org/ www.arapahoelibraries.org/
- Aurora Public Library
14949 E Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012
- Englewood Public Library
1000 Englewood Parkway
Englewood, CO 80110
- Littleton/Bemis Public Library
6014 S. Datura St.
Littleton, CO 80120
- Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 2074
Centennial, CO 80161-2074
- Sheridan Historical Society
4101 S. Federal Blvd.
Sheridan, CO 80110-5399
- Aurora Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 31732
Aurora, CO 80041-0732
- Arapahoe County COGenWeb]
- Family History Library Catalog
- Arapahoe County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)