Teller County, Colorado Genealogy

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

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Teller County, Colorado
Map of Colorado highlighting Teller County
Location in the state of Colorado
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Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Founded March 23, 1899
County Seat Cripple Creek
Address Teller County Courthouse
101 W Bennett Ave
Cripple Creek, CO 80813-0959
Phone: 719.689.2951
Teller County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land record from 1899
Clerk District Court has divoce, probate and court records[1]

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Teller County, Colorado

Parent County

  • 23 March 1899: Teller County was created from El Paso County. County seat: Cripple Creek [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


Archives and Libraries

  • Southern Teller County School/Public Lib Dist
    410 B Street
    Cripple Creek, CO 80813
    Telephone: 719-689-2800



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

Church History and Records

Court Records




Military History and Records


Probate Records

Colorado State Archives has put the Teller County Will Records Index for the years 1894-1971 on-line.


Colorado State Archives has put the Teller County Inheritance Tax Records Index for 1917-1936 on-line

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers



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