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Boulder County, Colorado Facts
When was Boulder County, CO Created?
Boulder County was established on November 1, 1861.
Boulder County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Boulder County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Boulder County vital records can be found at the Colorado Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Colorado for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Boulder County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Colorado Birth Certificate, Marriage Verification, Divorce Verification, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
Boulder County, CO Census Records
What Boulder County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Boulder County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Boulder Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Boulder Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Boulder Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Boulder County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Boulder County, CO?
A list of Boulder County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Colorado Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Colorado Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Colorado State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Boulder Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 3246, Boulder CO 80307-3246
- Boulder Historical Society, 1206 Euclid Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302; Phone: (303) 449-3464
- Longmont Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 6081, Longmont, CO 80501-2077
- Longmont Heritage Association, 375 Kimbark St., Longmont, CO 80501-5524
- Palatines to America, Colorado Chapter, 4612 Hampshire St., Boulder, CO 80301-4211;Tel: 303-530-9525
- Boulder County, Colorado Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Boulder County, Colorado Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Boulder County (usgwarchives.net)
Boulder County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Boulder County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Boulder County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Colorado courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Colorado residents.
The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Boulder County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Colorado Corthouse Records Research Guide.
Boulder was called Jackson County when it was part of Jefferson Territory.
- Boulder County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 2020 13th st; PO Box 471, Boulder, CO 80302
- Boulder County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1864
- Land Records: 1864
- Boulder County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1864 ; Estate files from 1862 are housed at the Colorado State Archives.
- Court Records: 1864
- Boulder County Public Health
- Birth / Death Records: 1880–1909 / 1880–1903 ; City Hall in Boulder.
Where can I connect with other Boulder County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Boulder County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Boulder County.