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San Juan County, Colorado
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San Juan County, Colorado Facts
When was San Juan County, CO Created?
San Juan County was established on Janurary 31, 1876 from Lake County.
San Juan County, CO Vital Records
Where can find San Juan County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
San Juan 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 San Juan 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.
San Juan County, CO Census Records
What San Juan County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for San Juan County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
San Juan Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 11880. San Juan Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1880. San Juan Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.
San Juan County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for San Juan County, CO?
A list of San Juan County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Colorado Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
San Juan County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the San Juan County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of San Juan 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 San Juan 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.
- San Juan County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 1557 Greene St, Silverton, CO 81433
- Phone: (970) 387-5671
- San Juan County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1871
- Land Records: 1876
- San Juan County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1876
- Court Records: 1876
- San Juan County Public Health Service
- Birth / Death Records: 1901–07 ; at City clerk, Silverton.
Where can I connect with other San Juan County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in San Juan County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to San Juan County.