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Elbert County, Colorado Facts
When was Elbert County, CO Created?
Elbert County was established on February 2, 1874 from Douglas County.
Elbert County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Elbert County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Elbert 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 Elbert 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.
Elbert County, CO Census Records
What Elbert County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Elbert County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Elbert Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1880. Elbert Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1880. Elbert Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Elbert County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Elbert County, CO?
A list of Elbert County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Colorado Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Elbert County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Elbert County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Elbert 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 Elbert 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.
- Elbert County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 215 Comanche Street, Kiowa, CO 80117-0037
- Phone: 303.621.3129
- Elbert County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1874
- Land Records: 1874
- Elbert County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1874
- Court Records: 1874
- Elbert County Health and Environment
- Birth / Death Records: 1894–1907 / 1876–96
Where can I connect with other Elbert County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Elbert County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Elbert County.