Clear Creek County, Colorado Genealogy

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Clear Creek County, Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Georgetown
Address Clear Creek County Courthouse
405 Argentine Street
Georgetown, CO 80444-2000
Phone: 303.679.2339

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1862[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

1 November 1861:Clear Creek County was created as an original county. County seat: Georgetown [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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

Church History and Records

Court Records

Land and Property


Every Name Index to History of Clear Creek and Boulder Valleys, Colorado. Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2011, original text by O. L. Baskin, 1880, reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1971.





Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Clear Creek County Will Records for the years 1950 to 1964 on-line.

School Records

Colorado State Archives has put and index  to the official records of the Clear Creek County Superintendent of Schools that are in the custody of the State Archives. This record is a hand written document identifying the students who were enrolled in School District #5 in 1874. This district generally encompasses what today is the Idaho Springs area. The information contained in the record generally shows the name of the student, date of the record, and where in the school district the child resided.

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Clear Creek Library District

John Tomay Memorial Library
605 Sixth Street
Georgetown, CO 80444
Telephone: (303) 569-2620

Idaho Springs Public Library
219 14th Avenue
P.O. Box 1509
Idaho Springs, CO 80452
Telephone: 303-567-2020

Foothills Genealogical Society of Colorado, Inc.
P.O. Box 150382
Lakewood, CO 80215-0382
Telephone: 303-935-9192

Family History Centers



  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clear Creek 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).