Ouray County, Colorado
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Ouray County, Colorado Facts
Ouray County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Ouray County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Ouray 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 Ouray 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.
Ouray County, CO Census Records
What Ouray County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Ouray County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Ouray Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1880. Ouray Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1880. Ouray Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Ouray County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Ouray County, CO?
A list of Ouray 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)
- Ouray County Historical Society, 420 6th Avenue, Ouray, CO 81427
- Ouray County, Colorado Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Ouray County, Colorado Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Ouray County (usgwarchives.net)
Ouray County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Ouray County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Ouray 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 Ouray 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.
- Ouray County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 541 4th St, Ouray, CO 81427
- Phone: (970) 325-4961
- Ouray County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1881
- Land Records: 1877?
- Ouray County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1877?
- Court Records: 1873
- Ouray County Public Health Agency
- Birth / Death Records: 1880–1907 / 1894 ; Vital statistics registrar, Ouray; also clerk and recorder’s office deaths, 1880–1907
Where can I connect with other Ouray County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Ouray County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Ouray County.