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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Cheyenne_County,_Colorado|Cheyenne County]]''  
  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Cheyenne County
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1889
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| founded date = March 25
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| seat = Cheyenne Wells
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| building address = Cheyenne County Courthouse<br>615 N 5 W<br>PO Box 567<br>Cheyenne Wells, Co 80810<br>Phone: 719.767.5685 <br>[http://www.cheyennecity.org/'''Cheyenne County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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Register has birth, death and burial records;<br>County Clerk&nbsp;has marriage from 1889<br>and&nbsp;land records from 1888; District Court <br>has divorce and probate records; <br>County Judge has court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cheyenne 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 1889 from Bent and Elbert counties.
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*'''25 March 1889:''' Cheyenne County was created from [[Bent County, Colorado|Bent]] and [[Elbert County, Colorado|Elbert]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Cheyenne Wells <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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*[[Greeley County, Kansas|Greeley County, Kansas]]
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*[[Kiowa County, Colorado|Kiowa]]
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*[[Kit Carson County, Colorado|Kit Carson]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Colorado|Lincoln]]
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*[[Wallace County, Kansas|Wallace County, Kansas]]
  
 
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==== Census  ====
 
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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==== Church History and Records ====
  
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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East Cheyenne County Library District<br>151 S. 1st West<br>Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810<br>Telephone: (719) 767-5138<br>[http://www.cwpl.org/ www.cwpl.org/]<br>
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Kit Carson Historical Society<br>Kit Carson, CO 80825<br>Mailing Address:<br>P.O. BOX 107<br>Kit Carson, CO 80825<br>Telephone 719-962-3306<br>
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205274&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Cheyenne&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog for this county.]
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== Websites  ==
  
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*[http://cogenweb.com/cheyenne/ Cheyenne County COGenWeb]
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*{{FHL|205274|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Cheyenne/ Cheyenne County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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{{reflist}} {{Colorado|Colorado}}
  
 
[[Category:Cheyenne_County,_Colorado]]
 
[[Category:Cheyenne_County,_Colorado]]

Revision as of 02:54, 20 February 2013

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Online Records



Cheyenne County, Colorado
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 25, 1889
County Seat Cheyenne Wells
Courthouse
Address Cheyenne County Courthouse
615 N 5 W
PO Box 567
Cheyenne Wells, Co 80810
Phone: 719.767.5685
Cheyenne County Website


County Courthouse

Register has birth, death and burial records;
County Clerk has marriage from 1889
and land records from 1888; District Court
has divorce and probate records;
County Judge has court records[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

  • 25 March 1889: Cheyenne County was created from Bent and Elbert Counties. County seat: Cheyenne Wells [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church History and Records

Court Records

Land

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

East Cheyenne County Library District
151 S. 1st West
Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810
Telephone: (719) 767-5138
www.cwpl.org/

Kit Carson Historical Society
Kit Carson, CO 80825
Mailing Address:
P.O. BOX 107
Kit Carson, CO 80825
Telephone 719-962-3306

Family History Centers

Websites

References

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