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

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Online Records

Chaffee County, Colorado
Map of Colorado highlighting Chaffee County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Salida
Address Chaffee County Courthouse
132 Crestone Ave
PO Box 699
Salida, CO 81201-1566
Phone 719.539.6913
Chaffee County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

1 November 1861:Chaffee County was created as an original county. It was formally known as Lake County (while Lake County was known as Carbonate County) for a brief period before the name was changed to Chaffee on 10 February 1879. County seat: Salida

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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

Church History and Records

Court Records

Land and Property







Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Buena Vista Public Library
131 Linderman Avenue
Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone: (719) 395-8700

Salida Regional Library
405 E Street
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-4826

Family History Center



  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chaffee County, Colorado. Page 97At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.