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Template:Colorado-stubUnited States  > Colorado > Saguache County

Saguache County Courthouse

Saguache County Courthouse is located in the county seat, Saguache Colorado 81149.  

The courthouse physical address is 501 4th Street, Saguache CO and this two story building is on the south-west corner of 4th Street and Christy Avenue.  As this is a rural community, mail delivery is picked up at the local post office.  

The mailing address for Saguache County Courthouse is:  PO Box 655, Saguache CO   81149

Administration phone number:  719-655-2231. 

History

Parent County

  • 1866--Saguache County was created 29 December 1866 from Costilla County. County seat: Saguache [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

The byline for Saguache County causes smiles.  A 2010 Saguache County commerative throw had these words woven into the coverlet  which says it all: "1000 miles, 8 towns, and not one stop light".  The populated places for Saguache County are:

Bonanza

Center

Crestone

La Garita

Moffat

Saguache - county seat

Sargent

Villa Grove

and then Saguache County proper with residents unaffilated with a township.


Saguache County is a rural, remote, agricultural, and ranching communities surrounded by the majestic Sangre de Cristo mountains to the east and the rolling San Juan range to the west.  

Hwy 285 and Hwy 17 provides access to this county.  

The nearest commercial airport is at Alamosa, Alamosa County, Colorado, which lies 52 miles south of the county.


Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

The following website provides local histories for Saguache County.  Click here

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Saguache County Public Library
702 Pitkin Street
Saguache CO 81149
Telephone: (719) 655-2551
Website http://saguache.ipac.dynixasp.com/#focus

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).