Routt County, Colorado Genealogy
Guide to Routt County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Routt County, Colorado|
Location in the state of 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
Routt County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Historical Facts
- 2.1 County Seat
- 2.2 Parent County
- 2.3 Neighboring Counties
- 2.4 Record Loss
- 2.5 Resources
- 2.5.1 Bible Records
- 2.5.2 Biography
- 2.5.3 Business Records and Commerce
- 2.5.4 Cemeteries
- 2.5.5 Census
- 2.5.6 Church Records
- 2.5.7 Court Records
- 2.5.8 Directories
- 2.5.9 Emigration and Immigration
- 2.5.10 Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
- 2.5.11 Gazetteers
- 2.5.12 Genealogy
- 2.5.13 History
- 2.5.14 Land and Property
- 2.5.15 Maps
- 2.5.16 Military
- 2.5.17 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 2.5.18 Newspapers
- 2.5.19 Obituaries
- 2.5.20 Periodicals
- 2.5.21 Probate
- 2.5.22 Public Records
- 2.5.23 Repositories
- 2.5.24 Taxation
- 2.5.25 Vital Records
- 2.6 Places
- 3 Web Sites
- 4 References
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
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
Steamboat Springs 
- 1881--Routt County was created 29 January 1887 from Grand County.
Business Records and Commerce
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
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
Land and Property
Naturalization and Citizenship
The Colorado State Archives has put the Routt County Will Records Index for the years 1888-1905 on-line.
Family History Centers
- West Routt Library District/Hayden
201 East Jefferson Avenue
Hayden, CO 81639
- South Routt Library District
227 Dodge Avenue
Oak Creek, CO 80467
- Bud Werner Memorial Library
1289 Lincoln Ave.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Colorado State Archives has put the Routt County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1918-1923 on-line.
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.
For marriages from 1877-1933 see Western States Marriage Index.
- 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.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).