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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Hinsdale County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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[http://www.hinsdalecountycolorado.us/history.html Hinsdale County Courthouse]<br>317 N Henson Street<br>Lake City, CO 81235-0277<br>Phone:<br>970.944.2228
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1875<br>County Court has divorce, probate and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 99, Hinsdale County, Colorado. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Brief History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1874--'''Hinsdale County was created 10 February 1874 from [[Conejos_County,_Colorado|Conejos]] County. '''County seat:''' Lake City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''Before 1861''' the central part of this modern Colorado county east of the {{wpd|Continental Divide}} 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 [[Guadalupe County, Colorado|Guadalupe County]]).<ref>''Handybook'', 97, Conejos County, Colorado, and 99, Guadalupe County, Colorado.</ref>
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:*'''7 November 1861''' the name was changed from [[Guadalupe County, Colorado|Guadalupe County]] to [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos County]].<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Guadalupe County, Colorado Territory" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalupe_County,_Colorado_Territory (accessed 23 June 2012).</ref>
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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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*'''1874 ''' Hinsdale County was created 10 February 1874 from [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]] County. '''County seat:''' Lake City.<ref name="HBG" />
  
 
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*[[Archuleta_County,_Colorado|Archuleta]]
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*[[Archuleta County, Colorado|Archuleta]]  
*[[Gunnison_County,_Colorado|Gunnison]]
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*[[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]]  
*[[La_Plata_County,_Colorado|La Plata]]
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*[[La Plata County, Colorado|La Plata]]  
*[[Mineral_County,_Colorado|Mineral]]
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*[[Mineral County, Colorado|Mineral]]  
*[[Ouray_County,_Colorado|Ouray]]
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*[[Ouray County, Colorado|Ouray]]  
*[[Saguache_County,_Colorado|Saguache]]
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*[[Saguache County, Colorado|Saguache]]  
*[[San_Juan_County,_Colorado|San Juan]]
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*[[San Juan County, Colorado|San Juan]]
  
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Hinsdale Library District/Lake City<br>221 Silver Street<br>Lake City, CO 81235<br>Telephone: 970-944-2615
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<br>Hinsdale County Historical Society<br>Post Office Box 353<br>130 North Silver Street<br>Lake City, CO 81235<br>Telelphone: 970-944-2050<br>Web Site http://www.lakecitymuseum.com/Welcome.html
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
Hinsdale Library District/Lake City<br>221 Silver Street<br>Lake City, CO 81235<br>Telephone: 970-944-2615
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== References ===
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205354&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Hinsdale&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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[[Category:Hinsdale_County,_Colorado]] [[Category:Colorado_counties]]
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Revision as of 20:21, 29 November 2012

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Online Records



County Courthouse

Hinsdale County Courthouse
317 N Henson Street
Lake City, CO 81235-0277
Phone:
970.944.2228

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1875
County Court has divorce, probate and court records.[1]

Brief History

Parent County

  • Before 1861 the central part of this modern Colorado county east of the Continental Divide was in New Mexico.
Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County.
  • 1874 Hinsdale County was created 10 February 1874 from Conejos County. County seat: Lake City.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Repositories

Societies and Libraries

Hinsdale Library District/Lake City
221 Silver Street
Lake City, CO 81235
Telephone: 970-944-2615


Hinsdale County Historical Society
Post Office Box 353
130 North Silver Street
Lake City, CO 81235
Telelphone: 970-944-2050
Web Site http://www.lakecitymuseum.com/Welcome.html

Family History Centers

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 99, Hinsdale 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.
  6. Handybook, 97, Conejos County, Colorado, and 99, Guadalupe County, Colorado.
  7. Wikipedia contributors, "Guadalupe County, Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalupe_County,_Colorado_Territory (accessed 23 June 2012).
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