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Park County, Colorado
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Park County, Colorado Facts
When was Park County, CO Created?
Park County was established on November 1, 1861.
Park County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Park County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Park 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 Park 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.
Park County, CO Census Records
What Park County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Park 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.
Park Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Park Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Park Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Park County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Park County, CO?
A list of Park 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)
- South Park Historical Society, 100 4th St., Fairplay CO 80440
- Slovenian Genealogy Society, Colorado Chapter, 837 Swiggler Road, Jefferson, CO 90456-9732
- Park County, Colorado Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Park County, Colorado Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Park County (usgwarchives.net)
Park County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Park County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Park 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 Park 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.
A small part of Jefferson was annexed in 1903.
- Park County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 300 4th St, Fairplay, CO 80440
- Phone: (719) 836-4333
- Park County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1876
- Land Records: 1861?
- Park County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1861?
- Court Records: 1861?
- Park County Public Health Department
- Birth / Death Records: 1892–1908
Where can I connect with other Park County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Park County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Park County.