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Revision as of 07:03, 7 January 2011

Template:Colorado-stubUnited States  > Colorado > San Miguel County

County Courthouse


Parent County

1861--San Miguel County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. It was formerly part of Ouray County, but its names changed to San Miguel 2 March 1883. County seat: Telluride [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

A fire destroyed some records and some files are incomplete.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






San Miguel County Old Age Pension Records 1934. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the San Miguel 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






Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

San Miguel Library District # 1/Telluride
100 W. Pacific Ave
Telluride, CO 81435
Telephone: 970-728-4519
Website http://www.telluridelibrary.org/

San Miguel Library District # 2/Norwood Pl
1110 Lucerne Street
Norwood, CO 81423
Telephone: 970-327-4833

Web Sites


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