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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.huerfano.us/ Huerfano County Courthouse]<br>401 Main St #204<br>Walsenburg, CO 81089-2034; <br>Phone: 719.738.2380
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County Clerk has marriage and land records; <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), 99, Huerfano County, Colorado. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1861--'''Huerfano County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Walsenburg <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''' 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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:*'''1 February 1860''' it became part of [[Mora County, Colorado|Mora County]].<ref name="Dollarhide" />
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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 [[Huerfano_County,_Colorado|Huerfano 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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'''1861 '''Huerfano County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Walsenburg.<ref name="HBG" />  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
Las Animas, Pueblo, Custer, Saguache, Alamosa and Costilla
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*[[Alamosa County, Colorado|Alamosa]]
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*[[Costilla County, Colorado|Costilla]]
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*[[Custer County, Colorado|Custer]]
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*[[Las Animas County, Colorado|Las Animas]]
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*[[Pueblo County, Colorado|Pueblo]]
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*[[Saguache County, Colorado|Saguache]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Spanish Peaks Library District<br>323 N Main Street<br>Walsenburg, CO 81089<br>Phone: (719) 738-2774<br>Website [http://www.spld.org/ www.spld.org/]
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<br>La Veta Regional Library District<br>310 South Main Street<br>La Veta, CO 81055<br>Phone: (719) 742-3572<br>Website [http://www.lavetalibrary.org/ www.lavetalibrary.org/] <br>
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Huerfano County Historical Society<br>PO Box 977<br>La Veta, CO 81055<br>
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205358&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Huerfano&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Huerfano|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Huerfano/ Huerfano County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 20:21, 29 November 2012

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Online Records



County Courthouse

Huerfano County Courthouse
401 Main St #204
Walsenburg, CO 81089-2034;
Phone: 719.738.2380

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

History

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.

1861 Huerfano County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. County seat: Walsenburg.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Poor Records

Colorado State Archives has put the Huerfano County Poor Record Index on-line for 1916-1923

Probate

Taxation

Colorado State Archives has put the Huerfano County Inheritance Tax Records Index for 1910-1940 on-line.

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Spanish Peaks Library District
323 N Main Street
Walsenburg, CO 81089
Phone: (719) 738-2774
Website www.spld.org/


La Veta Regional Library District
310 South Main Street
La Veta, CO 81055
Phone: (719) 742-3572
Website www.lavetalibrary.org/

Huerfano County Historical Society
PO Box 977
La Veta, CO 81055

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), 99, Huerfano County, Colorado. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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.
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