Rio Grande County, Colorado Genealogy

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County Courthouse

  
Rio Grande County Courthouse
925 6th; PO Box 160;
Del Norte, CO 81132-0160;
Phone: 719.657.2744


County Clerk Recorder has marriage records from 1876
and land records from 1874; Clerk County Court has
divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1874--Rio Grande County was created 10 February 1874 from Conejos and Costilla Counties.

County seat: Del Norte [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

Colorado State Archives put has an Index of Rio Grande County teacher certificate applications for the years 1874-1893 on-line. Index gives only the name and the date. 

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Carnegie Public Library
120 Jefferson Street
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Telephone 719-852-3931
Website http://www.montevistalibrary.org/6601.html

Family History Centers

  • Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center
100 San Francisco Creek Dr
Del Norte, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 719-657-2853
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.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Rio Grande 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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