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Guide to Logan County, Colorado ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Logan County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Logan County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 25, 1887
County Seat Sterling
Courthouse
Address Logan County Courthouse
315 Main Street
Sterling, CO 80751-4349
Phone: 970.522.1544
Logan County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk Recorder has marriage records from 1887
and military records from 1914; County Healther Department
has birth and death; County Assessor has land records from 1875;
District Court has probate, naturalization and divorce records;
County Court has court records[1]

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
*
1887 [2]*
*

1866[2]
1887  [2]
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

County Seat

Sterling [3]

Parent County

  • 1887--Logan County was created 25 February 1887 from Weld County.

Neighboring Counties

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Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

  • Riverside Cemetary
    18611 U S Hwy 6
    Sterling, CO 80751
    970-522-2907
  • Sunset Memorial Gardens
    163339 County Road 41
    Sterling, CO 80751
    970-522-0931

Census

For tips on accessing Logan County, Colorado census records online, see: Colorado Census.

Church Records

Court Records

County and Disctrict Court, ISP and Probation Officer
110 W. Riverview Road
Sterling, CO 80751

Phone Numbers:
County Court: 970-522-1572
District Court: 970-522-6565
ISP and Probation Officer:970-522-4303

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Local histories are available for Logan County, Colorado. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Colorado Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Colorado Land and Property for additional information about early Colorado land grants.

After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where current records are also housed.


Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Logan County, Colorado newspapers in online catalogs like:

  • Journal Advocate
    504 N. 3rd St.
    Sterling, CO 80751
    970-522-1990
  • South Platte Sentinel
    111 Poplar St.
    Sterling, CO 80751
    970-522-8148

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Probate records have been kept by the county courts. Colorado probate records include bonds, affidavits, letters, claims, appraisals, fee accounts, minutes, judgments, dockets, calendars, case files, and wills. The Family History Library does not have copies of probate records from Colorado.

You may obtain copies of documents from the clerk's office in the county courthouse.


Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives

The Colorado State Archives has the following records available for Logan County, Colorado in this online database Archives Search. For a full list of online holdings, click here.
(Statewide)
Civilian Conservation Corps Enrollments 1936 - 1942
Divorce Index 1880 - 1939
Horseshoers 1897 - 1920
Mine Accidents, Non - fatal 1883 - 1900
Vietnam Deaths 1966, 1968

Logan County Inheritance Tax 1913 - 1942
Logan County School Census 1915 - 1920

Family History Centers
Libraries
  • Fleming Community Library (School/Public
    506 Fremont Avenue
    Fleming, CO 80728
    Telephone: 970-265-2046
  • Northeastern Junior College Monahan Library
    100 College Avenue
    Sterling, CO 80751
    970-521-6612
    http://njc.edu/library
Museums
Societies

Logan County Genealogical Society
753 Taylor St.
Sterling, CO 80751

Taxation

Colorado tax records complement land records and can be used as supplements to censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records. To find tax records in the FamilySearch Catalog, do a Catalog/frameset_fhlc.asp Place Search for the county.


Colorado State Archives has put the Logan County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1913-1942 on-line.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Vital Records Section Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Colorado.

Colorado Vital Records Search

Birth

Birth records may become public records when 100 years have elapsed after the date of birth. EXCEPTION: The birth record of any individual who is known to be currently alive will remain confidential even if they are 100 years of age or greater. [4]

Marriage
Death

Death records may become public records when 75 years have elapsed after the date of death. [4]

Divorce

Places

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Logan County, Colorado. Page 100 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Red Book, American State, County, and Town Sources. Edited by Alice Eichholz. (Ancestry, Provo; 3d ed, 2004.) Colorado article by Birdie Monk Holzclaw and Marsha Hoffman Rising. page 93.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 Letter from Colorado State Registrar, Dated September 1, 2011. Policy Number 2011- 08. http://www.colorado.gov

 

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