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Garfield County, Colorado Facts
When was Garfield County, CO Created?
Garfield County was established on February 10, 1883 from Summit County.
Garfield County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Garfield County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Garfield 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 Garfield 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.
Garfield County, CO Census Records
What Garfield County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Garfield County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Garfield County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Garfield County, CO?
A list of Garfield 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)
- Frontier Historical Society, 1001 Colorado Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601; Phone:(970) 945-4448
- Silt Historical Society, Po Box 401, 707 Orchard Ave, Silt, CO 81652
- Garfield County, Colorado Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Garfield County, Colorado Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Garfield County (usgwarchives.net)
Garfield County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Garfield County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Garfield 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 Garfield 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.
- Garfield County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 109 8th St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
- Phone: (970) 945-5075
- Garfield County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1884
- Land Records: 1883
- Garfield County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1883
- Court Records: 1883
- Garfield County Public Health Agency
- Birth / Death Records: 1893–1909 / 1883–89; Rio Blanco County marriages 1883–89.
Where can I connect with other Garfield County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Garfield County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Garfield County.