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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt; Rio Blanco County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Rio_Blanco_County,_Colorado|Rio Blanco County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Rio Blanco 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 = Rio Blanco County
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| county_map = Colorado Rio Blanco County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1889
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| founded date = March 25
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| seat = Meeker
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| building address = Rio Blanco County Courthouse<br>PO Box I<br>Meeker, CO 81641-1067<br>Phone: 970.878.5068<br>[http://www.co.rio-blanco.co.us/ '''Rio Blanco County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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  ====
  
Created in 1889 from Summit County.
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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  ====
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*[[Garfield County, Colorado|Garfield]]
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*[[Moffat County, Colorado|Moffat]]
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*[[Routt County, Colorado|Routt]]
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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  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Meeker
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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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
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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>
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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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 for this county].
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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)
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Revision as of 23:24, 16 April 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngRio Blanco County

Guide to Rio Blanco County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Rio Blanco County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Rio Blanco County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 25, 1889
County Seat Meeker
Courthouse
Address Rio Blanco County Courthouse
PO Box I
Meeker, CO 81641-1067
Phone: 970.878.5068
Rio Blanco County Website


County Courthouse

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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