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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Chaffee_County,_Colorado|Chaffee Counthy]]''  
  
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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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Chaffee County
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| county_map = Colorado Chaffee County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1861
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| founded date = November 1
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| seat = Salida
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| building address = Chaffee County Courthouse<br>132 Crestone Ave<br>PO Box 699<br>Salida, CO 81201-1566<br>Phone 719.539.6913<br>[http://www.chaffeecounty.org/'''Chaffee County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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County Clerk has marriage and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chaffee County, Colorado. Page 97{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Quick Facts ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created in 1879 from Lake County. It was known as Lake County (while Lake County was known as Carbonate County) for a brief period in 1879 before the name was changed to Chaffee.
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'''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
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Fremont County, Colorado|Fremont]]
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*[[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]]
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*[[Lake County, Colorado|Lake]]
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*[[Park County, Colorado|Park]]
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*[[Pitkin County, Colorado|Pitkin]]
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*[[Saguache County, Colorado|Saguache]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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==== Church History and Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== History ====
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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Buena Vista Public Library<br>131 Linderman Avenue<br>Buena Vista, CO 81211<br>Phone: (719) 395-8700<br>[http://www2.youseemore.com/buenavista/default.asp? www2.youseemore.com/buenavista/default.asp]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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<br>Salida Regional Library<br>405 E Street<br>Salida, CO 81201<br>Phone: (719) 539-4826<br>[http://www.salidalibrary.org/ www.salidalibrary.org/]
  
*Fa[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205270&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Chaffee&columns=*,0,0 mily History Library Catalog for this county.]
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==== Family History Center  ====
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Salida Colorado Family History Center]]
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cochaff2/ Chaffee County Trails To The Past]
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*[http://cogenweb.com/chaffee/ Chaffee County COGenWeb]
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*{{FHL|205270|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Chaffee/ Chaffee County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Chaffee_County,_Colorado]]
 
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Revision as of 22:56, 16 April 2013

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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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Chaffee County, Colorado
Map
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.
Facts
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Salida
Courthouse
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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church History and Records

Court Records

Land and Property

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Buena Vista Public Library
131 Linderman Avenue
Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone: (719) 395-8700
www2.youseemore.com/buenavista/default.asp


Salida Regional Library
405 E Street
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 539-4826
www.salidalibrary.org/

Family History Center


Websites

References

  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.