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

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Online Records

Routt County, Colorado
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.
Founded January 29, 1887
County Seat Steamboat Springs
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]


Parent County

  • 1881--Routt County was created 29 January 1887 from Grand County. County seat: Steamboat Springs [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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



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


Local Histories





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


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

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

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

Societies and Libraries

West Routt Library District/Hayden
201 East Jefferson Avenue
Hayden, CO 81639
Telephone 970-276-3777
Website http://yampavalley.info/centers/libraries/organizations/hayden_public_library_-_west_routt_library_district

South Routt Library District
227 Dodge Avenue
Oak Creek, CO 80467
Telephone 970-736-8371
Website http://yampavalley.info/centers/libraries/organizations/oak_creek_public_library

Bud Werner Memorial Library
1289 Lincoln Ave.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Telephone 970-879-0240
Website http://www.steamboatlibrary.org/

 Family History Center

Web Sites


  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).