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Washington County, Colorado Facts
When was Washington County, CO Created?
Washington County was established on February 9, 1887 from Weld County.
Washington County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Washington County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Washington 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 Washington 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.
Washington County, CO Census Records
What Washington County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Washington County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Washington County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Washington County, CO?
A list of Washington County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Colorado Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Washington County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Washington County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Washington 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 Washington 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.
- Washington County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 26861 U.S. 34, Akron, CO 80720
- Phone: (970) 345-6565
- Washington County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1887
- Land Records: 1872
- Washington County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1887
- Court Records: 1887
- Northeast Colorado Health Department
- Birth / Death Records: 1894–1911 at Vital statistics registrar.
Where can I connect with other Washington County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Washington County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Washington County.