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*[[Adams County, |Adams]]  
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*[[Adams County, Colorado|Adams]]  
*[[Alamosa County, |Alamosa]]  
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*[[Alamosa County, Colorado|Alamosa]]  
*[[Arapahoe County, |Arapahoe]]  
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*[[Arapahoe County, Colorado|Arapahoe]]  
*[[Archuleta County, |Archuleta]]  
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*[[Archuleta County, Colorado|Archuleta]]  
*[[Baca County, |Baca]]  
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*[[Baca County, Colorado|Baca]]  
*[[Bent County, |Bent]]  
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*[[Bent County, Colorado|Bent]]  
*[[Boulder County, |Boulder]]  
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*[[Boulder County, Colorado|Boulder]]  
*[[Broomfield County, |Broomfield]]  
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*[[Broomfield County, Colorado|Broomfield]]  
*[[Chaffee County, |Chaffee]]  
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*[[Chaffee County, Colorado|Chaffee]]  
*[[ County, | County, ]]  
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*[[Cheyenne County, Colorado|Cheyenne]]  
*[[Clear Creek County, |Clear Creek]]  
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*[[Clear Creek County, Colorado|Clear Creek]]  
*[[Conejos County, |Conejos]]  
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*[[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]]  
*[[Costilla County, |Costilla]]  
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*[[Costilla County, Colorado|Costilla]]  
*[[Crowley County, |Crowley]]  
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*[[Crowley County, Colorado|Crowley]]  
*[[Custer County, |Custer]]  
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*[[Custer County, Colorado|Custer]]  
*[[Delta County, |Delta]]
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*[[Delta County, Colorado|Delta]]
  
 
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*[[Denver County, |Denver]]  
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*[[Denver County, Colorado|Denver]]  
*[[Dolores County, |Dolores]]  
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*[[Dolores County, Colorado|Dolores]]  
*[[Douglas County, |Douglas]]  
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*[[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]]  
*[[Eagle County, |Eagle]]  
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*[[Eagle County, Colorado|Eagle]]  
*[[Elbert County, |Elbert]]  
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*[[Elbert County, Colorado|Elbert]]  
*[[El Paso County, |El Paso]]  
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*[[El Paso County, Colorado|El Paso]]  
*[[Fremont County, |Fremont]]  
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*[[Fremont County, Colorado|Fremont]]  
*[[Garfield County, |Garfield]]  
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*[[Garfield County, Colorado|Garfield]]  
*[[Gilpin County, |Gilpin]]  
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*[[Gilpin County, Colorado|Gilpin]]  
*[[Grand County, |Grand]]  
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*[[Grand County, Colorado|Grand]]  
*[[Gunnison County, |Gunnison]]  
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*[[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]]  
*[[Hinsdale County, |Hinsdale]]  
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*[[Hinsdale County, Colorado|Hinsdale]]  
*[[Huerfano County, |Huerfano]]  
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*[[Huerfano County, Colorado|Huerfano]]  
*[[Jackson County, |Jackson]]  
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*[[Jackson County, Colorado|Jackson]]  
*[[Jefferson County, |Jefferson]]  
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*[[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]]  
*[[ County, | County, ]]
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*[[Kiowa County, Colorado|Kiowa]]
  
 
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*[[Kit Carson County, |Kit Carson]]  
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*[[Kit Carson County, Colorado|Kit Carson]]  
*[[Lake County, |Lake]]  
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*[[Lake County, Colorado|Lake]]  
*[[La Plata County, |La Plata]]  
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*[[La Plata County, Colorado|La Plata]]  
*[[Larimer County, |Larimer]]  
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*[[Larimer County, Colorado|Larimer]]  
*[[Las Animas County, |Las Animas]]  
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*[[Las Animas County, Colorado|Las Animas]]  
*[[Lincoln County, |Lincoln]]  
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*[[Lincoln County, Colorado|Lincoln]]  
*[[Logan County, |Logan]]  
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*[[Logan County, Colorado|Logan]]  
*[[Mesa County, |Mesa]]  
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*[[Mesa County, Colorado|Mesa]]  
*[[Mineral County, |Mineral]]  
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*[[Mineral County, Colorado|Mineral]]  
*[[Moffat County, |Moffat]]  
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*[[Moffat County, Colorado|Moffat]]  
*[[Montezuma County, |Montezuma]]  
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*[[Montezuma County, Colorado|Montezuma]]  
*[[Montrose County, |Montrose]]  
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*[[Montrose County, Colorado|Montrose]]  
*[[Morgan County, |Morgan]]  
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*[[Morgan County, Colorado|Morgan]]  
*[[Otero County, |Otero]]  
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*[[Otero County, Colorado|Otero]]  
*[[Ouray County, |Ouray]]  
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*[[Ouray County, Colorado|Ouray]]  
*[[Park County, |Park]]
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*[[Park County, Colorado|Park]]
  
 
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*[[Phillips County, |Phillips]]  
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*[[Phillips County, Colorado|Phillips]]  
*[[Pitkin County, |Pitkin]]  
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*[[Pitkin County, Colorado|Pitkin]]  
*[[Prowers County, |Prowers]]  
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*[[Prowers County, Colorado|Prowers]]  
*[[Pueblo County, |Pueblo]]  
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*[[Pueblo County, Colorado|Pueblo]]  
*[[Rio Blanco County, |Rio Blanco]]  
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*[[Rio Blanco County, Colorado|Rio Blanco]]  
*[[Rio Grande County, |Rio Grande]]  
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*[[Rio Grande County, Colorado|Rio Grande]]  
*[[Routt County, |Routt]]  
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*[[Routt County, Colorado|Routt]]  
*[[Saguache County, |Saguache]]  
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*[[Saguache County, Colorado|Saguache]]  
*[[San Juan County, |San Juan]]  
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*[[San Juan County, Colorado|San Juan]]  
*[[San Miguel County, |San Miguel]]  
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*[[San Miguel County, Colorado|San Miguel]]  
*[[Sedgwick County, |Sedgwick]]  
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*[[Sedgwick County, Colorado|Sedgwick]]  
*[[Summit County, |Summit]]  
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*[[Summit County, Colorado|Summit]]  
*[[Teller County, |Teller]]  
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*[[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]]  
*[[Washington County, |Washington]]  
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*[[Washington County, Colorado|Washington]]  
*[[Weld County, |Weld]]  
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*[[Weld County, Colorado|Weld]]  
*[[Yuma County, |Yuma]]
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*[[Yuma County, Colorado|Yuma]]
  
 
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties: ''' [[Arapahoe (KS) County, |Arapahoe&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Broderick County, Kansas|Broderick&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Carbonate County, |Carbonate]] | [[El Paso County, Kansas|El&nbsp;Paso&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Fremont County, Kansas|Fremont&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Greenwood County, |Greenwood]] | [[Guadalupe County, |Guadalupe]] | [[Montana County, Kansas|Montana&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Mora County, |Mora&nbsp;(NM)]] | [[North Park County, |North Park]] | [[Oro County, Kansas|Oro&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Peketon County, Kansas|Peketon&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Taos County, |Taos&nbsp;(NM)]] | [[Uncompahgre County, |Uncompahgre]] | [[Washington (old) County, Kansas|Washington&nbsp;(KS old)]]
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties: ''' [[Arapahoe (KS) County, Colorado|Arapahoe&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Broderick County, Kansas|Broderick&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Carbonate County, Colorado|Carbonate]] | [[El Paso County, Kansas|El&nbsp;Paso&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Fremont County, Kansas|Fremont&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Greenwood County, Colorado|Greenwood]] | [[Guadalupe County, Colorado|Guadalupe]] | [[Montana County, Kansas|Montana&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Mora County, Colorado|Mora&nbsp;(NM)]] | [[North Park County, Colorado|North Park]] | [[Oro County, Kansas|Oro&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Peketon County, Kansas|Peketon&nbsp;(KS)]] | [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos&nbsp;(NM)]] | [[Uncompahgre County, Colorado|Uncompahgre]] | [[Washington (old) County, Kansas|Washington&nbsp;(KS old)]]
  
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/colorado/ Access Genealogy: Colorado Genealogy] has a wealth of information.<br>  
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/colorado/ Access Genealogy: Colorado Genealogy] has a wealth of information.<br>  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/roots-l/USA/co.html Roots-L Colorado Resources] - Colorado Genealogical and Historical Resources on the Net<br>  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/roots-l/USA/co.html Roots-L Colorado Resources] - Colorado Genealogical and Historical Resources on the Net<br>  
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*[http://www.familyhistory101.com/colorado.html Family History 101 ] -&nbsp; State of  Genealogy, Family History, Ancestry and Records Resources<br>
 
*[http://www.familyhistory101.com/colorado.html Family History 101 Colorado] -&nbsp; State of Colorado Genealogy, Family History, Ancestry and Records Resources<br>  
 
*[http://www.familyhistory101.com/colorado.html Family History 101 Colorado] -&nbsp; State of Colorado Genealogy, Family History, Ancestry and Records Resources<br>  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/co.htm Cyndi's List] of Genealogical Sites on the Internet for Colorado  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/co.htm Cyndi's List] of Genealogical Sites on the Internet for Colorado  

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Welcome to Colorado,
the Centennial State

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Most pre-statehood settlers of Colorado began arriving at the time of the gold rush of 1858. They came from the northeastern and midwestern states, especially New York, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Some came from the New Mexico Territory, and a few settlers came from the southern states, the Pacific Coast, and from other countries including England, Ireland, Germany, Sweden, Scotland, and Wales. Latter-day Saint settlements were made in the San Luis Valley in the 1870s and 1880s.

The Plains Indians of Colorado, including the Arapaho, the Cheyenne, the Kiowa, and the Comanche, had largely been removed to Indian Territory in Oklahoma by 1870. The Ute Indians living in western Colorado did not give up their lands to white settlement until after 1880, when most of them were moved to reservations in Utah.

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Counties

Moffat CountyRoutt CountyJackson CountyLarimer CountyWeld CountyMorgan CountyLogan CountySedgwick CountyPhillips CountyPhillips CountyGarfield CountyEagle CountyGrand CountySummit CountyClear Creek CountyGilpin CountyBoulder CountyAdams CountyDenver CountyArapahoe CountyWashington CountyYuma CountyJefferson CountyMesa CountyDelta CountyMontrose CountyOuray CountyGunnison CountyChaffee CountyLake CountyPitkin CountyPark CountyTeller CountyDouglas CountyElbert CountyEl Paso CountyLincoln CountyKit Carson CountyCheyenne CountySan Miguel CountyDoloresl CountySan Juan CountyHinsdale CountyMineral CountySaguache CountyFreemont CountyCuster CountyRio Grande CountyAlamosa CountyHuerfano CountyPueblo CountyCrowley CountyOtero CountyBent CountyProwers CountyKiowa CountyMontezuma CountyLaPlata CountyArchuleta CountyConejos CountyCostilla CountyLas Animas CountyBaca CountyBroomfield CountyColorado-county-map.gif

Extinct or Renamed Counties: Arapahoe (KS) | Broderick (KS) | Carbonate | El Paso (KS) | Fremont (KS) | Greenwood | Guadalupe | Montana (KS) | Mora (NM) | North Park | Oro (KS) | Peketon (KS) | Taos (NM) | Uncompahgre | Washington (KS old)

Major Repositories

Colorado State Archives | Colorado Historical Society | Denver Public Library | University of Colorado | National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver) | Family History Library

Migration Routes

Arkansas River | Colorado River | Rio Grande | Chisholm Trail | Old Spanish Trail | Santa Fe Trail | Santa Fe Railway | Denver and Rio Grande Railroad | Union Pacific Railroad

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