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Mineral County, Colorado
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Mineral County, Colorado Facts

When was Mineral County, CO Created?
Mineral County was established on  March 27, 1893 from Hinsdale CountyRio Grande County and Saguache County.

What is the County Seat of Mineral County, CO?
The County Seat is located in Creede and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Mineral County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Saguache CountyRio Grande CountyArchuletal CountyHinsdale County.

Mineral County, CO Vital Records

Where can find Mineral County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Mineral 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 Mineral County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Colorado Birth CertificateMarriage VerificationDivorce VerificationDeath Certificate Applications to mail.

Mineral County, CO Census Records

What Mineral County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Mineral County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 19001910192019301940. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Mineral County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Mineral County, CO?
A list of Mineral County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Colorado Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Mineral County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Mineral County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Mineral County Courthouse?

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Mineral 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 Mineral 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.

Where can I connect with other Mineral County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Mineral County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Mineral County.

Mineral Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Mineral Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Mineral Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Mineral Co. CO Census Records

Mineral Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Mineral Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Mineral Co. CO General and History Websites

Mineral Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Mineral Co. CO Military Records

Mineral Co. CO Schools & Directories