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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt; Routt County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Routt_County,_Colorado|Routt County]]'' <br>  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Routt County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{CODC}}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Routt County
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| county_map = Colorado Routt County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| longd =  
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| founded year = 1887
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| founded date = January 29
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| seat = Steamboat Springs
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| building image =  
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| building address = Routt County Courthouse<br>522 Lincoln Ave<br>PO Box 773598<br>Steamboat Springs, CO 80487<br>Phone: 970.879.1710<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Routt-County-Colorado-Courts.htm '''Routt County Website'''] }}
  
*'''1881--'''Routt County was created 29 January 1887 from [[Grand_County,_Colorado|Grand]] County. '''County seat:''' Steamboat Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage records from 1893 &amp; <br>land records from 1885; County Health Department<br>has birth and death records; Clerk District Court has<br>Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Routt County, Colorado. Page 101 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Record Loss ====
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== Historical Facts ==
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Routt County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Routt County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Routt County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Routt County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Routt County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Routt County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Routt County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Routt County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Routt County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Populated Places ====
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==== County Seat ====
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Steamboat Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Parent County  ====
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[[Image:Coroutt.jpg|right|400px]]
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*'''1881--'''Routt County was created 29 January 1887 from [[Grand County, Colorado|Grand]] County.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Eagle County, Colorado|Eagle]]  
 
*[[Eagle County, Colorado|Eagle]]  
 
*[[Garfield County, Colorado|Garfield]]  
 
*[[Garfield County, Colorado|Garfield]]  
*[[Grand_County,_Colorado|Grand]]
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*[[Grand County, Colorado|Grand]]  
 
*[[Jackson County, Colorado|Jackson]]  
 
*[[Jackson County, Colorado|Jackson]]  
 
*[[Moffat County, Colorado|Moffat]]  
 
*[[Moffat County, Colorado|Moffat]]  
 
*[[Rio Blanco County, Colorado|Rio Blanco]]
 
*[[Rio Blanco County, Colorado|Rio Blanco]]
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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==== Church Records  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Court Records ====
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/routt.html Routt&nbsp;County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Routt County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/routt.html Routt&nbsp;County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Routt County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
  
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*Town nearest to where they lived  
 
*Town nearest to where they lived  
 
*Other Actions done by the County <br>
 
*Other Actions done by the County <br>
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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===== Local History =====
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{{CO History Intro}}
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==== Land and Property ====
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{{CO Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Routt}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wills/1routt.html The Colorado State Archives] has put the Routt County Will Records Index for the years 1888-1905 on-line.  
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{{CO Probate Intro}}
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wills/1routt.html The Colorado State Archives] has put the Routt County Will Records Index for the years 1888-1905 on-line.
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== School Records  =====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Archives  =====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Steamboat Springs Colorado Family History Center]]<br>
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===== Libraries  =====
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*West Routt Library District/Hayden<br>201 East Jefferson Avenue<br>Hayden, CO 81639<br>Telephone 970-276-3777<br>Website http://yampavalley.info/centers/libraries/organizations/hayden_public_library_-_west_routt_library_district<br>
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*South Routt Library District<br>227 Dodge Avenue<br>Oak Creek, CO 80467<br>Telephone 970-736-8371<br>Website http://yampavalley.info/centers/libraries/organizations/oak_creek_public_library<br>
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*Bud Werner Memorial Library<br>1289 Lincoln Ave.<br>Steamboat Springs, CO 80487<br>Telephone 970-879-0240<br>Website http://www.steamboatlibrary.org/ <br>
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1routt_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Routt County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1918-1923 on-line  
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{{CO Tax Intro}}
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1routt_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Routt County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1918-1923 on-line.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''[[Colorado_Vital_Records_Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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{{CO Vital Intro}}
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''  
  
For marriages from 1877-1933 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
West Routt Library District/Hayden<br>201 East Jefferson Avenue<br>Hayden, CO 81639<br>Telephone 970-276-3777<br>Website http://yampavalley.info/centers/libraries/organizations/hayden_public_library_-_west_routt_library_district<br>
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For marriages from 1877-1933 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
<br>South Routt Library District<br>227 Dodge Avenue<br>Oak Creek, CO 80467<br>Telephone 970-736-8371<br>Website http://yampavalley.info/centers/libraries/organizations/oak_creek_public_library<br>
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===== Death  =====
  
<br>Bud Werner Memorial Library<br>1289 Lincoln Ave.<br>Steamboat Springs, CO 80487<br>Telephone 970-879-0240<br>Website http://www.steamboatlibrary.org/ <br>
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===== Divorce =====
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center<br>1155 Central Park Drive<br>Steamboat Springs, Routt, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 970-879-0224<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.<br>
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=== Places ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205469&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Routt&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Routt|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Routt/ Routt County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Routt/ Routt County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:55, 16 July 2013

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

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Routt County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Routt County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 29, 1887
County Seat Steamboat Springs
Courthouse
Address Routt County Courthouse
522 Lincoln Ave
PO Box 773598
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Phone: 970.879.1710
Routt County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1893 &
land records from 1885; County Health Department
has birth and death records; Clerk District Court has
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

Steamboat Springs [2]

Parent County

Coroutt.jpg
  • 1881--Routt County was created 29 January 1887 from Grand County.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Routt County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Routt County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Date and Amount of pension payment
  • Any adjustments to the pension
  • Person's age
  • Town nearest to where they lived
  • Other Actions done by the County

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

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Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Colorado Land and Property for additional information about early Colorado land grants.

After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where current records are also housed.


Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Routt County, Colorado Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Probate records have been kept by the county courts. Colorado probate records include bonds, affidavits, letters, claims, appraisals, fee accounts, minutes, judgments, dockets, calendars, case files, and wills. The Family History Library does not have copies of probate records from Colorado.

You may obtain copies of documents from the clerk's office in the county courthouse.


The Colorado State Archives has put the Routt County Will Records Index for the years 1888-1905 on-line.

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Colorado tax records complement land records and can be used as supplements to censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records. To find tax records in the FamilySearch Catalog, do a Place Search for the county.


Colorado State Archives has put the Routt County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1918-1923 on-line.

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.

Colorado Vital Records Search

Birth
Marriage

For marriages from 1877-1933 see Western States Marriage Index.

Death
Divorce

Places

Web Sites

References

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