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Prowers County, Colorado
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Prowers County, Colorado Facts

When was Prowers County, CO Created?
Prowers County was established on April 11, 1889 from Bent County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Prowers County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Kiowa CountyGreeley County, Kansas, Hamilton County, Kansas, Stanton County, Kansas, Baca CountyBent County.

Prowers County, CO Vital Records

Where can find Prowers County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Prowers 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 Prowers 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.

Prowers County, CO Census Records

What Prowers County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Prowers County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Prowers Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Prowers County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Prowers County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Prowers County Courthouse

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Prowers 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 Prowers 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 Prowers County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?

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

Prowers Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Prowers Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Prowers Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Prowers Co. CO Census Records

Prowers Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Prowers Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Prowers Co. CO General and History Websites

Prowers Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Prowers Co. CO Military Records

Prowers Co. CO Schools & Directories