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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 image =
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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  ==
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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>'''[[Chaffee County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Chaffee County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Chaffee County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Chaffee County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Chaffee County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Chaffee County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Chaffee County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Chaffee County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Chaffee County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== County Seat ====
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Salida
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1861--'''Chaffee County was created 1 November 1861 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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'''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.  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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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]]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Resources ===
 
 
==== Populated Places ====
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*[[Fremont_County,_Colorado|Fremont]]
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==== Biography  ====
*[[Gunnison_County,_Colorado|Gunnison]]
 
*[[Lake_County,_Colorado|Lake]]
 
*[[Park_County,_Colorado|Park]]
 
*[[Pitkin_County,_Colorado|Pitkin]]
 
*[[Saguache_County,_Colorado|Saguache]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local History  =====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== 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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*[[Salida Colorado Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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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] br>
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*Salida Regional Library<br>405 E Street<br>Salida, CO 81201<br>Phone: (719) 539-4826<br>[http://www.salidalibrary.org/ www.salidalibrary.org/]
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205270&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Chaffee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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=== Places ===
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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]]
 
[[Category:Chaffee_County,_Colorado]]

Revision as of 19:14, 17 May 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

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

Salida

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.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Chaffee 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
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

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.