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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Huerfano_County,_Colorado|Huerfano County]]''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Huerfano County
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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 = Walsenburg
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| building address = Huerfano County Courthouse<br>401 Main St #204<br>Walsenburg, CO 81089-2034<br>Phone: 719.738.2380<br>[http://www.huerfano.us/ '''Huerfano County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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  ====
  
*[[Alamosa_County,_Colorado|Alamosa]]
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*[[Alamosa County, Colorado|Alamosa]]  
*[[Costilla_County,_Colorado|Costilla]]
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*[[Costilla County, Colorado|Costilla]]  
*[[Custer_County,_Colorado|Custer]]
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*[[Custer County, Colorado|Custer]]  
*[[Las_Animas_County,_Colorado|Las Animas]]
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*[[Las Animas County, Colorado|Las Animas]]  
*[[Pueblo_County,_Colorado|Pueblo]]
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*[[Pueblo County, Colorado|Pueblo]]  
*[[Saguache_County,_Colorado|Saguache]]
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*[[Saguache County, Colorado|Saguache]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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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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Huerfano County, Colorado
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 9, 1852
County Seat Walsenburg
Courthouse
Address Huerfano County Courthouse
401 Main St #204
Walsenburg, CO 81089-2034
Phone: 719.738.2380
Huerfano County Website


County Courthouse

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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