Rio Blanco County, Colorado Genealogy

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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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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]

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

Meeker [2]

Parent County

  • 1889--Rio Blanco was created 25 March 1889 from Summit County.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

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 Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
  • Rangely Regional Library District
    109 E Main Street
    Rangely, CO 81648
    Telephone 970- 675-8811
Museums
Societies


Rio Blanco County Historical Society and White River Museum

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

Taxation

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), 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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