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Colorado, United States Genealogy

Colorado Wiki Topics
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Colorado Background
Local Research Resources

Guide to Colorado ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
This article is about the state. For other uses, see Colorado (disambiguation).

Colorado InformationEdit

Colorado became the thirty-eighth state admitted to the Union in August 1, 1876. Colorado was created from Colorado Territory and is located in the western region of the United States.[1] The capital is Denver and there are 64 counties

Getting StartedEdit

Getting Started with Colorado Research

Links to articles on getting started with Colorado research.

Colorado Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Colorado research.

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Colorado Clickable MapEdit

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Baca CountyProwers CountyBent CountyKiowa CountyCheyenne CountyKit Carson CountyYuma CountyPhillips CountySedgwick CountyLogan CountyWeld CountyLarimer CountyJackson CountyRoutt CountyMoffat CountyRio Blanco CountyGarfield CountyMesa CountyMontrose CountySan Miguel CountyDolores CountyMontezuma CountyLa Plata CountyArchuleta CountyConejos CountyCostilla CountyLas Animas CountyOtero CountyCrowley CountyLincoln CountyWashington CountyMorgan CountyBoulder CountyElbert CountyEl Paso CountyPueblo CountyHuerfano CountyAlamosa CountyRio Grande CountyMineral CountyHinsdale CountySan Juan CountyOuray CountyGunnison CountyPitkin CountySaguache CountyCuster CountyFremont CountyDelta CountyTeller CountyPark CountyLake CountyChaffee CountyDouglas CountyJefferson CountyEagle CountySummit CountyClear Creek CountyGilpin CountyGrand CountyAdams CountyArapahoe CountyDenver 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)

Colorado Migration RoutesEdit

FamilySearch ResourcesEdit

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

Additional ResourcesEdit


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at (accessed 15 March 2016).