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{{Colorado-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' ''' Larimer County'''  
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''[[United States|United States ]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Larimer County'''  
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Guide to '''Larimer 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 = Larimer County
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| county_map = Colorado Larimer County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1861
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| founded date = November 1
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| seat = Fort Collins
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| building address = Larimer County Courthouse<br>200 W Oak Street<br>PO Box 1190<br>Fort Collins, CO 80522-1190<br>Phone: 970.498.7860<br>[http://www.co.larimer.co.us/ '''Larimer County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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<br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1862;<br>County Health Department has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Larimer County, Colorado. Page 99 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Parent County ====
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== Historical Facts ==
  
'''1861--'''Larimer County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Fort Collins <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Larimer County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Larimer County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Larimer County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Larimer County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Larimer County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Larimer County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Larimer County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== County Seat ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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Fort Collins <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
== Places / Localities ==
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==== Parent County ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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'''1861--'''Larimer County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Weld County, Colorado|Weld]]
 
*[[Weld County, Colorado|Weld]]
  
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/larimer.htm Larimer County Cemetery Records]&nbsp; -&nbsp; US&nbsp;Gen Web Archives  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/larimer.htm Larimer County Cemetery Records]&nbsp; -&nbsp; US&nbsp;Gen Web Archives  
*Go to the Colorado Wiki Page, then to the Cemetery Section, look at Cemetery Record Sites for the state and browse/scroll to Larimer County.&nbsp;
 
 
*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/co.html Colorado State Cemetery Records]&nbsp; -&nbsp; I Dream of Genealogy,&nbsp; Scroll/Browse to Larimer County  
 
*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/co.html Colorado State Cemetery Records]&nbsp; -&nbsp; I Dream of Genealogy,&nbsp; Scroll/Browse to Larimer County  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=275 Larimer County Cemetery Records]&nbsp; -&nbsp; findagrave
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=275 Larimer County Cemetery Records]&nbsp; -&nbsp; findagrave  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/mapCems.cgi?countryer=4&stater=7&countyId=275 Larimer County Cemetery Map]&nbsp; -&nbsp; findagrave
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/mapCems.cgi?countryer=4&stater=7&countyId=275 Larimer County Cemetery Map]&nbsp; -&nbsp; findagrave  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Larimer/ Larimer County Cemetery Links]&nbsp; -&nbsp; linkpendium
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Larimer/ Larimer County Cemetery Links]&nbsp; -&nbsp; linkpendium  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=144164 Virginia Dale Community Church Cemetery, Livermore] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*Fort Collins
 
*Fort Collins
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/mother_comp/larimer.htm Larimer&nbsp;County Mothers' Compensation Records] 1920-1933. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the&nbsp;Larimer County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/mother_comp/larimer.htm Larimer&nbsp;County Mothers' Compensation Records] 1920-1933. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the&nbsp;Larimer County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
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*Other Actions done by the County. <br>
 
*Other Actions done by the County. <br>
  
==== Land ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local History =====
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{{CO History Intro}}
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==== Land and Property ====
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{{CO Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Larimer}}
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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{{CO Probate Intro}}
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===== School Records  =====
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==== Vital Records ====
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===== Archives  =====
*[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/co/larimer/webbbs_config.pl Larimer County, Colorado Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.comFrom Various Funeral Homes in the Loveland and surrounding areas.
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===== Family History Centers =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Berthoud Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Fort Collins Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Longmont Colorado Family History Center]][[Loveland Colorado Family History Center|Loveland Colorado Family History Center]]  
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*[[Loveland Colorado Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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*Berthoud Public Library<br>236 Welch Ave<br>Berthoud, CO 80513<br>Phone: (970) 532-2757<br>Website [http://berthoud.colibraries.org/ berthoud.colibraries.org/] <br>
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*Estes Valley Public Library District<br>335 E Elkhorn Ave<br>Estes Park, CO 80517<br>Phone: (970) 586-8116<br>Website [http://www.esteslibrary.org/ www.esteslibrary.org/] <br>
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*Fort Collins Regional Library District<br>201 Peterson Street<br>Fort Collins, CO 80524<br>Phone: (970) 221-6740<br>
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*Loveland Public Library<br>300 N Adams Avenue<br>Loveland, CO 80537<br>Phone: (970) 962-2665<br>Website [http://www.lovelandpubliclibrary.org/ www.lovelandpubliclibrary.org/<br>
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*Wellington Public Library<br>3800 Wilson Ave<br>Wellington, CO 80549<br>Phone: (970) 568-3040<br>Website [http://wellington.colibraries.org/ wellington.colibraries.org/] <br>
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*Red Feather Mountain Library District<br>71 Firehouse Lane<br>Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545<br>Phone: (970) 881-2664<br>Website [http://redfeather.colibraries.org/ redfeather.colibraries.org/] <br>
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===== Societies =====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Larimer County Genealogical Society<br>P. O. Box 270737<br>Fort Collins, Colorado 80527-0737<br>Website http://www.lcgsco.org/<br>
  
Berthoud Public Library<br>236 Welch Ave<br>Berthoud, CO 80513<br>Phone: (970) 532-2757<br>Website [http://berthoud.colibraries.org/ berthoud.colibraries.org/]
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<br>Estes Valley Public Library District<br>335 E Elkhorn Ave<br>Estes Park, CO 80517<br>Phone: (970) 586-8116<br>Website [http://www.esteslibrary.org/ www.esteslibrary.org/]
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{{CO Tax Intro}}
  
<br>Fort Collins Regional Library District<br>201 Peterson Street<br>Fort Collins, CO 80524<br>Phone: (970) 221-6740<br>
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
<br>Loveland Public Library<br>300 N Adams Avenue<br>Loveland, CO 80537<br>Phone: (970) 962-2665<br>Website [http://www.lovelandpubliclibrary.org/ www.lovelandpubliclibrary.org/]
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{{CO Vital Intro}}
  
<br>Wellington Public Library<br>3800 Wilson Ave<br>Wellington, CO 80549<br>Phone: (970) 568-3040<br>Website [http://wellington.colibraries.org/ wellington.colibraries.org/]
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*[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/co/larimer/webbbs_config.pl Larimer County, Colorado Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Loveland and surrounding areas.
  
<br>Red Feather Mountain Library District<br>71 Firehouse Lane<br>Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545<br>Phone: (970) 881-2664<br>Website [http://redfeather.colibraries.org/ redfeather.colibraries.org/]
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===== Birth  =====
  
<br>Larimer County Genealogical Society<br>P. O. Box 270737<br>Fort Collins, Colorado 80527-0737<br>Website http://www.lcgsco.org/<br>
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center<br>550 Spartan Ave<br>Berthoud, Larimer, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 970-532-2155<br><u>Fort Collins Colorado</u><br>600 E Swallow Rd<br>Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States<br>Telehone: 970-226-5999 <br><u>Longmont Colorado</u><br>1721 Red Cloud Rd<br>Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 303-772-4373<br><u>Loveland Colorado<br></u>3800 Moutain Lion Drive<br>Loveland, Larimer, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 970-669-6498<br>These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.<br>Contact Center for open hours as they vary.<br>
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Guide to Larimer County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Larimer County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Larimer County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Fort Collins
Courthouse
Address Larimer County Courthouse
200 W Oak Street
PO Box 1190
Fort Collins, CO 80522-1190
Phone: 970.498.7860
Larimer County Website


County Courthouse


County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1862;
County Health Department has birth and death records[1]

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
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*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

County Seat

Fort Collins [2]

Parent County

1861--Larimer County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fort Collins

Court Records

Larimer County Mothers' Compensation Records 1920-1933. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Larimer County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Date and Amount of Compensation payment
  • Any adjustments to the pension
  • Person's age
  • Town nearest to where they lived
  • Other Actions done by the County.

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

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Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Colorado Land and Property for additional information about early Colorado land grants.

After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where current records are also housed.


Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Larimer County, Colorado Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Probate records have been kept by the county courts. Colorado probate records include bonds, affidavits, letters, claims, appraisals, fee accounts, minutes, judgments, dockets, calendars, case files, and wills. The Family History Library does not have copies of probate records from Colorado.

You may obtain copies of documents from the clerk's office in the county courthouse.


Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
  • Estes Valley Public Library District
    335 E Elkhorn Ave
    Estes Park, CO 80517
    Phone: (970) 586-8116
    Website www.esteslibrary.org/
  • Fort Collins Regional Library District
    201 Peterson Street
    Fort Collins, CO 80524
    Phone: (970) 221-6740
  • Red Feather Mountain Library District
    71 Firehouse Lane
    Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545
    Phone: (970) 881-2664
    Website redfeather.colibraries.org/
Museums
Societies

Larimer County Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 270737
Fort Collins, Colorado 80527-0737
Website http://www.lcgsco.org/

Taxation

Colorado tax records complement land records and can be used as supplements to censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records. To find tax records in the FamilySearch Catalog, do a Place Search for the county.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Vital Records Section Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Colorado.

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Larimer County, Colorado. Page 99 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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