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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt; Costilla County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Costilla County'''
  
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{{CODC}}
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Costilla County
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| county_map = Colorado Costilla County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| state_map = Colorado.png
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| founded year = 1852
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| founded date = January 9
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| seat = San Luis
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| building address = Costilla County Courthouse<br>354 Main St PO Box 100<br>San Luis, CO 81152-0100<br>Phone: 719.672.3372<br>[http://www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/County/Index.cfm?County_ID=34'''Costilla County Website'''] }}
  
== History ==
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=== County Courthouse ===
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1853;<br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 98, Costilla County, Colorado. {{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 1861 as an original county.
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*'''Before 1861''' this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
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:*'''9 January 1852''' it was created part of [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]] in [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] Territory.<ref name="Dollarhide">William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, ''Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987), 52.  {{WorldCat|16509993|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|545087|item|disp=FHL Book 973 X2th}}.</ref> <ref>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nmahgp/cohis.htm Brief County Histories (New Mexico)] in RootsWeb (accessed 21 June 2012).</ref>
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:*'''28 February 1861''' it was transferred to [[Colorado]]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Territory (accessed 19 June 2012).</ref> <ref name="Animap">Adrian B. Ettlinger, ''AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database'' (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. {{WorldCat|263846425|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1474888|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 4903}}.</ref> (1 Nov 1861 [[Costilla_County,_Colorado|Costilla County]]).<ref name="HBG" />
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::Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]].
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*'''1 November 1861:''' Costilla County was created as an original county. '''County seat:''' San Luis.<ref name="HBG" />
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Places / Localities  ===
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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*[[Alamosa County, Colorado|Alamosa]]
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*[[Colfax County, New Mexico|Colfax County, New Mexico]]
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*[[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]]
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*[[Huerfano County, Colorado|Huerfano]]
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*[[Las Animas County, Colorado|Las Animas]]
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*[[Taos County, New Mexico|Taos County, New Mexico]]
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
LDS Records
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==== Church Records ====
  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
  
==== Court  ====
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*Barnum
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*Crestmoor (Denver)
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*Dale E.
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*Denver
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*Denver 1
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*Denver 2
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*Denver N.
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*East Dale
  
==== Land ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property  ====
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==== History ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Poor Records  ====
 
==== Poor Records  ====
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/poorrecords/costilla.html The Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Costilla County Poor Records, 1890-1932 on-line.&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Colorado%2C_Costilla_County%2C_Poor_Record_Index%2C_1890-1932 Read more]  
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/poorrecords/costilla.html The Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Costilla County Poor Records, 1890-1932 on-line.&nbsp; Read more about[[Costilla_County,_Colorado]]Poor Record Index 1890-1932. ]  
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate Records ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1251411738251_410" />]]'''
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=== Repositories  ===
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==== Societies and Libraries  ====
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Costilla County Public Library<br>PO Box 351<br>418 Gasper Street<br>San Luis, CO 81152<br>Phone: (719) 672-3309<br>[http://www.costillacounty-co.gov/library.html www.costillacounty-co.gov/library.html]<br>
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205290&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Costilla&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog for this county.]
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*[http://cogenweb.com/costilla/ Costilla County COGenWeb]
*[[Colorado State Archives|Colorado State Archives]] <br>
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*{{FHL|205290|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[[Colorado State Archives|Colorado State Archives]]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Costilla/ Costilla County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1282869274875_893" />] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
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{{reflist}} {{Colorado|Colorado}}
  
[[Category:Costilla_County,_Colorado]]
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[[Category:Costilla_County,_Colorado]] [[Category:Colorado_counties]]

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Costilla County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Costilla County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 9, 1852
County Seat San Luis
Courthouse
Address Costilla County Courthouse
354 Main St PO Box 100
San Luis, CO 81152-0100
Phone: 719.672.3372
Costilla County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1853;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

  • Before 1861 this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County.
  • 1 November 1861: Costilla County was created as an original county. County seat: San Luis.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Barnum
  • Crestmoor (Denver)
  • Dale E.
  • Denver
  • Denver 1
  • Denver 2
  • Denver N.
  • East Dale

Court Records

Land and Property

History

Maps

Military Records

Newspapers

Poor Records

The Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Costilla County Poor Records, 1890-1932 on-line.  Read more aboutCostilla_County,_ColoradoPoor Record Index 1890-1932. ]

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Repositories

Societies and Libraries

Costilla County Public Library
PO Box 351
418 Gasper Street
San Luis, CO 81152
Phone: (719) 672-3309
www.costillacounty-co.gov/library.html

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 98, Costilla County, Colorado. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987), 52. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 X2th.
  3. Brief County Histories (New Mexico) in RootsWeb (accessed 21 June 2012).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Territory (accessed 19 June 2012).
  5. Adrian B. Ettlinger, AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL CD-ROM no. 4903.