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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.rio-blanco.co.us/ Rio Blanco County Courthouse]<br>PO Box I; <br>Meeker, CO 81641-1067<br>Phone 970.878.5068 <br>
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County&nbsp;Clerk Recorder has birth and death records from 1898, <br>marriage and land recordsc from 1897;<br>Clerk Distric Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Page 101 {{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  ====
  
*'''1889--'''Rio Blanco was created 25 March 1889 from [[Summit_County,_Colorado|Summit]] County. '''County seat:''' Meeker <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1889--'''Rio Blanco was created 25 March 1889 from [[Summit County, Colorado|Summit]] County. '''County seat:''' Meeker <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Garfield_County,_Colorado|Garfield]]
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*[[Garfield County, Colorado|Garfield]]  
*[[Moffat_County,_Colorado|Moffat]]
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*[[Moffat County, Colorado|Moffat]]  
*[[Routt_County,_Colorado|Routt]]
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*[[Routt County, Colorado|Routt]]  
*[[Uintah_County,_Utah|Uintah County, Utah]]
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*[[Uintah County, Utah|Uintah County, Utah]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10441 Highland Cemetery, Meeker] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Meeker
 
*Meeker
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Meeker Regional Library District<br>200 Main Street<br>Meeker, CO 81641<br>Telephone 970-878-5911<br>Website http://www.mrld.lib.co.us/ <br>
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[http://www.mrld.lib.co.us/ Meeker Regional Library District]<br>200 Main Street<br>Meeker, CO 81641<br>Telephone 970-878-5911<br>  
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Rangely Regional Library District<br>109 E Main Street<br>Rangely, CO 81648<br>Telephone 970- 675-8811
  
<br>Rangely Regional Library District<br>109 E Main Street<br>Rangely, CO 81648<br>Telephone 970- 675-8811
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~coriobla/wrm.htm?cj=1&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185 <br>Rio Blanco County Historical Society and White River Museum]<br>565 Park Street<br>Meeker, CO 81641<br>Telephone 970-878-9982<br>
  
Rio Blanco County Historical Society and White River Museum<br>565 Park Street<br>Meeker, CO 81641<br>Telephone 970-878-9982<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~coriobla/wrm.htm?cj=1&amp;o_xid=0001231185&amp;o_lid=0001231185<br>
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center<br>903 3rd Street<br>Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 970-878-5870<br>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.
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Meeker Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Rangely Colorado Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205464&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Rio+Blanco&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Rio+Blanco|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Rio_Blanco/ Rio Blanco County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 20:30, 29 November 2012

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Online Records



County Courthouse

Rio Blanco County Courthouse
PO Box I;
Meeker, CO 81641-1067
Phone 970.878.5068

County Clerk Recorder has birth and death records from 1898,
marriage and land recordsc from 1897;
Clerk Distric Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1889--Rio Blanco was created 25 March 1889 from Summit County. County seat: Meeker [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Meeker

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Meeker Regional Library District
200 Main Street
Meeker, CO 81641
Telephone 970-878-5911

Rangely Regional Library District
109 E Main Street
Rangely, CO 81648
Telephone 970- 675-8811


Rio Blanco County Historical Society and White River Museum

565 Park Street
Meeker, CO 81641
Telephone 970-878-9982

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Page 101 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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