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Custer County, Colorado Facts
When was Custer County, CO Created?
Custer County was established on March 9, 1877 from Fremont County.
Custer County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Custer County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Custer 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 Custer 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.
Custer County, CO Census Records
What Custer County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Custer County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Custer Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1880. Custer Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1880. Custer Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Custer County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Custer County, CO?
A list of Custer 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)
- Southeastern Colorado Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1407, 100 E. Abriendo, Pueblo, CO 81004-4290
- Custer County, Colorado Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Custer County, Colorado Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Custer County (usgwarchives.net)
Custer County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Custer County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Custer 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 Custer 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.
- Custer County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 205 S 6th St, Westcliffe, CO 81252
- Phone: (719)783-2441
- Custer County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1877 ; Some earlier in Fremont County miscellaneous file.
- Land Records: 1877
- Custer County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1877
- Court Records: 1877
- Custer County Public Health Agency
- Birth / Death Records: 1902–07;
Where can I connect with other Custer County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Custer County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Custer County.