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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt; Archuleta'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Archuleta County'''  
  
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Guide to '''Archuleta County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Archuleta County
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| county_map = Colorado Archuleta County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| state_map = Colorado.png
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| founded year = 1852
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| founded date = January 9
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| seat = Pagosa Springs
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| building image =
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| building address = Archuleta County Courthouse<br>PO Box 1507 <br>Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-1507 <br>Phone 970.264.5633<br>[http://www.archuletacounty.org/'''Archuleta County Website''' ] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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County Clerk has marriage and death records from 1886<br>and land records from 1885; Clerk District Court has divorce, <br>probate, court and adoption records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 97,  Archuleta County, Colorado. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Historical Facts ==
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Archuleta County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Archuleta County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Archuleta County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Archuleta County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Archuleta County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Archuleta County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Archuleta County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Archuleta County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Archuleta County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== County Seat  ====
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Pagosa Springs<ref name="HBG" />
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created in 1885 from Conejos County.  
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*'''Before 1861''' the extreme southeast tip of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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:*'''9 January 1852''' it was created part of [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]] in [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] Territory.<ref name="Dollarhide">William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, ''Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987), 52.  {{WorldCat|16509993|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|545087|item|disp=FHL Book 973 X2th}}.</ref> <ref>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nmahgp/cohis.htm Brief County Histories (New Mexico)] in RootsWeb (accessed 21 June 2012).</ref>
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:*'''28 February 1861''' it was transferred to [[Colorado]]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Territory (accessed 19 June 2012).</ref> <ref name="Animap">Adrian B. Ettlinger, ''AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database'' (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. {{WorldCat|263846425|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1474888|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 4903}}.</ref> (1 Nov 1861 [[Guadalupe County, Colorado|Guadalupe County]]).<ref>''Handybook'', 97, Conejos County, Colorado, and 99, Guadalupe County, Colorado.</ref>
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:*'''7 November 1861''' the name was changed from [[Guadalupe County, Colorado|Guadalupe County]] to [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos County]].<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Guadalupe County, Colorado Territory" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalupe_County,_Colorado_Territory (accessed 23 June 2012).</ref>
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::Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]].
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*'''14 April 1885:''' Archuleta County was created from [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]]
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]]
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*[[Hinsdale County, Colorado|Hinsdale]]
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*[[La Plata County, Colorado|La Plata]]
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*[[Mineral County, Colorado|Mineral]]
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*[[Rio Arriba County, New Mexico|Rio Arriba County, New Mexico]]
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*[[Rio Grande County, Colorado|Rio Grande]]
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*[[San Juan County, New Mexico|San Juan County, New Mexico]]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biography ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
==== Court ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local History  =====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== School Records  =====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Archives  =====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Pagosa Springs Colorado Branch Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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[http://pagosa.colibraries.org/ &nbsp;Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library]<br>Upper San Juan Library District<br>811 San Juan Street<br>Pagosa Springs, CO 81147<br>Telephone: (970) 264-2209<br>
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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*Archuleta County Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 1611<br>Pagosa Springs, Co 81147<br>
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*[http://www.pagosamuseum.org/ San Juan Historical Society]<br>P. O. Box 1711<br>Pagosa Springs, CO 81147<br><br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth =====
  
== Web Sites ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205247&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Archuleta&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog for this county].
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===== Death  =====
  
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===== Divorce  =====
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=== Places  ===
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://cogenweb.com/archuleta/index.htm Archuleta County COGenWeb]
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*{{FHL|205247|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Archuleta/ Archuleta County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Archuleta_County,_Colorado]]
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{{reflist}} {{Colorado|Colorado}}
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[[Category:Colorado_counties]]

Revision as of 17:29, 22 May 2013

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Guide to Archuleta County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Archuleta County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Archuleta County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 9, 1852
County Seat Pagosa Springs
Courthouse
Address Archuleta County Courthouse
PO Box 1507
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-1507
Phone 970.264.5633
Archuleta County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and death records from 1886
and land records from 1885; Clerk District Court has divorce,
probate, court and adoption records.[1]

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
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*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

County Seat

Pagosa Springs[1]

Parent County

  • Before 1861 the extreme southeast tip of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County.
  • 14 April 1885: Archuleta County was created from Conejos

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Archuleta County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

 Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library
Upper San Juan Library District
811 San Juan Street
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Telephone: (970) 264-2209

Museums
Societies
  • Archuleta County Genealogical Society
    P.O. Box 1611
    Pagosa Springs, Co 81147
  • San Juan Historical Society
    P. O. Box 1711
    Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 97, Archuleta County, Colorado. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987), 52. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 X2th.
  3. Brief County Histories (New Mexico) in RootsWeb (accessed 21 June 2012).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Territory (accessed 19 June 2012).
  5. Adrian B. Ettlinger, AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL CD-ROM no. 4903.
  6. Handybook, 97, Conejos County, Colorado, and 99, Guadalupe County, Colorado.
  7. Wikipedia contributors, "Guadalupe County, Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalupe_County,_Colorado_Territory (accessed 23 June 2012).