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Guide to '''Dolores County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Guide to Dolores County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records

Dolores County, Colorado
Map of Colorado highlighting Dolores County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Founded February 19, 1881
County Seat Dove Creek
Address Dolores County Courthouse
PO Box 608
Dove Creek, CO 81324
Phone: 970.677.2383
Dolores County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1894
marriage and land records from 1881;County Court
has probate and Court Records[1]


Parent County

  • 1881--Dolores County was created 19 February 1881 from Ouray County. County seat: Dove Creek [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories





School Records

Colorado State Archives has put an index of the Dolores County teachers who were approved to teach in the county by the County Superintendent of Schools for the years 1881-1923 on-line.   This list shows their name and may include the date, type of teaching certificate they possess, their age and nativity.


Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Dolores County School/Public Lib / Dove Creek
525 North Main
Dove Creek, CO 81324
Telephone: 970-677-2389

Dolores Historical Society‎
409 Main Street
Dove Creek, CO 81324
Telephone 970-677-2283‎

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dolores County, Colorado. Page 98 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).