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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Hinsdale County'''
  
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Guide to '''Hinsdale County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Hinsdale County
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| county_map = Colorado Hinsdale County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1852
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| founded date = January 9
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| seat = Lake City
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| building address = Hinsdale County Courthouse<br>317 N Henson Street<br>Lake City, CO 81235-0277<br>Phone: 970.944.2228<br>[http://www.hinsdalecountycolorado.us/history.html '''Hinsdale County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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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  ====
  
Created in 1874 from Conejos County.
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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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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*[[Archuleta County, Colorado|Archuleta]]
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*[[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]]
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*[[La Plata County, Colorado|La Plata]]
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*[[Mineral County, Colorado|Mineral]]
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*[[Ouray County, Colorado|Ouray]]
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*[[Saguache County, Colorado|Saguache]]
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*[[San Juan County, Colorado|San Juan]]
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==== Census  ====
 
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
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==== Probate Records ====
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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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  ====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
  
*[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 for this county].
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Guide to Hinsdale County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Hinsdale County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Hinsdale 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 Lake City
Courthouse
Address Hinsdale County Courthouse
317 N Henson Street
Lake City, CO 81235-0277
Phone: 970.944.2228
Hinsdale County Website


County Courthouse

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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