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Revision as of 07:01, 7 January 2011

Template:Colorado-stubUnited States > Colorado > Otero County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Otero County, Colorado

Parent County

25 March 1889: Otero County was created from Bent County. County seat: La Junta [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


Archives and Libraries

  • Fowler Public Library
    114 E Cranston Ave
    Fowler, CO 81039
    Telehone 719-263-4472
  • Manzanola School/Public Library
    301 S Catalpa
    Manzanola, CO 81058
    Telephone: (719) 462-5542
  • Swink School/Public Library
    610 Columbia Ave
    Swink, CO 81077
    Telephone: (719) 384-8103



Church History and Records

Court Records


Land and Property


Military History and Records


Probate Records


Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Center

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center
2301 Raton
LaJunta, Otero, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 719-384-0427
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.



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