Jefferson County, Colorado Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Jefferson County is the fourth most populated county in Colorado.  The county runs along the west side of the Denver Metro area along the front range.  The county website can be found at http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/.

History

Parent County

1861--Jefferson County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. County seat: Golden [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Olinger Mt Lindo Cemetery
www.dignitymemorial.com - (303) 697-2011

Mount Olivet Cemetery

www.archdenmort.org - (303) 424-7785

Buffalo Park Development Co
www.evergreenmemorialpark.com - (303) 674-7777

National Cemetery
www.cem.va.gov - (303) 914-5700

Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary & Cemetery
www.dignitymemorial.com - (303) 233-4611

Olinger Mortuaries & Cemeteries: Olinger Woods Chapel
www.coloradofuneral.com - (303) 279-4575

Golden Cemetery

cityofgolden.net - (303) 279-1435

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Colorado State Archives has put the Jefferson County Inheritance Tax Records Index for 1913-1945 on-line

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Jefferson County Public Library
10200 W 20th Ave
Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: (303) 235-5275
Website jefferson.lib.co.us/

Jefferson County Historical Societies
For a listing of currently known Historical Societies in the County see
website http://jeffco.us/planning/planning_T59_R54.htm

Foothills Genealogical Society of Colorado, Inc.
P.O. Box 150382
Lakewood, CO 80215-0382
Telephone: 303-935-9192
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cofgs/index.html

Golden Landmarks Association
14th & Washington St.
P.O. Box 1136
Golden, Colorado 80402-1136
Telephone: 303-279-1236
Website http://www.goldenlandmarks.com/

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center
7080 Independence St
Arvada, Jefferson, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 303-421-0920
Columbine Colorado
6705 S Webster St
Littleton, Jefferson, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 303-973-3727
Golden Colorado
610 Coors St
Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, United States
Phone: 303-233-6304
This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
Contact Center for open hours as they vary.


Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).